Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic


1-pound of green beans with their ends trimmed

1 tablespoon olive oil

1-1/2 tablespoons butter

2 large garlic cloves, minced

1 tablespoon lemon zest




Heat a large heavy skillet over medium heat.  Add the oil and butter.  Add the garlic and sauté for about 1 minute.  Add the beans and continue to sauté until the beans are tender-crisp.  Add the lemon zest at the end and season with the cayenne/red pepper flakes, salt and pepper.

meal or course
brunch, buffet, dinner, lunch, side
recipe type
quick + easy