Lemon Green Beans

Lemon Green Beans


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This dish is simple and delicious for a hot summer day. Serve cold at a barbecue or hot with a roast, it is very flexible.


Serves: 5 

  • 1 clove garlic, peeled and cut in half
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) fresh lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup (60ml) olive oil
  • 500g fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 teaspoon salt

Preparation:15min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:20min 

  1. Mix together the garlic, lemon juice and olive oil in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the green beans in the water for 5 to 6 minutes; drain. Cool beans for about 10 minutes.
  3. Place cooled beans in the large bowl and toss with the lemon juice mixture; season with salt. Allow beans to rest for 2 minutes before stirring again. Repeat 2 minutes rest and stirring once more. Remove garlic before serving.

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