Lemon-Garlic Green Beans with Pine Nuts Recipe


Lemon-Garlic Green Beans With Pine Nuts Serves 6

Fresh green beans are very low in calories and contain no saturated fat. Nevertheless, these lean vegetables are a very good source of vitamins, minerals and dietary fibre. This delicious dish is elegant enough to serve guests, or to go along side a quick weeknight supper.

• 1 1/2 lbs. Green Beans, trimmed • 2 Tbsp. Olive Oil • 2 Cloves Garlic, sliced • 2 Tbsp. Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice • 1/3 Cup Pine Nuts • Sea Salt and Freshly Ground Black Pepper

1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. 2 .Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the pine nuts and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. 3. Drain the green beans and transfer to the skillet. Stir in lemon juice, toss to coat, and season with a pinch of sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

4. Enjoy warm.

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