Steamed Green Beans with Lemon

    10 minutes

    This recipe is an example of making a simple thing very good. Use fresh beans, frozen don't have the same flavour. Freshly ground pepper is also a must.


    Victoria, Australia
    3 people made this

    Serves: 2 

    • 500g fresh green beans
    • 2 tablespoons butter, diced
    • freshly ground black pepper and sea salt to taste
    • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

    Preparation:5min  ›  Cook:5min  ›  Ready in:10min 

    1. Trim the beans and remove the strings if necessary.
    2. Place a couple of centimetres of water in the bottom of the pan your steamer fits in and bring to the boil. Steam the beans for 3-5 minutes, depending on how tender you like them.
    3. Transfer the beans to a bowl and toss with 1 tablespoon butter and salt and pepper. Add the lemon juice and toss again, then finish with the last tablespoon butter. Add more salt and pepper if necessary. Serve!

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