Green Beans with Parsley, Lemon, and Garlic


  • 1 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1.5 tablespoons butter
  • 1.5 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablesppons chopped fresh parsley
  • ½ tablespoon grated lemon peel


Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain. Place beans in bowl of ice water to cool. Drain well.  Melt butter with oil in heavy large skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic; stir 30 seconds. Add beans; sauté until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in parsley and lemon peel. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to platter.


Bon Appetit