Citrus Green Beans

Tender and crisp green beans are perked up with lemon and orange juice in this simple side dish.

Serves: 6Hands-on: 15 minutesTotal: 15 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. fresh green beans
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Trim green beans and rinse off. Add to water and bring back to a simmer. Cook for 3 minutes, then drain.
  • In large skillet, melt butter and add garlic. Cook over medium heat until garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes. Then add green beans; cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest, salt, and pepper, and heat through.

Recipe Information

Serves: 6

Ingredients

  • 1½ lbs. fresh green beans
  • 3 Tbsp. butter
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • ¼ cup orange juice
  • 1 tsp. grated orange zest
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • ⅛ tsp. white pepper

Directions

  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Trim green beans and rinse off. Add to water and bring back to a simmer. Cook for 3 minutes, then drain.
  • In large skillet, melt butter and add garlic. Cook over medium heat until garlic is fragrant, about 2 minutes. Then add green beans; cook and stir for 3 to 5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in lemon juice, orange juice, orange zest, salt, and pepper, and heat through.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Information
Amount per serving
Calories80
Total Fat6g
Saturated Fat4g
Cholesterol15mg
Sodium750mg
Total Carbohydrate5g
Dietary Fiber1g
Sugars2g
Protein1g