What do you get when you replace the fried onions, cream, flour, and butter of traditional green bean casserole with lemon, thyme, and garlic?
A refreshing, flavorful, healthier side dish for the holidays!
Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme
- 1 Tbsp. olive oil
- 2½ pounds green beans, trimmed (about 10 cups)
- 2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
- ½ tsp. sea salt
- ¼ cup water
- 1 tsp. lemon peel, finely chopped
- 3 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice
- ¼ cup fresh thyme, chopped
Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add green beans and garlic. Season with salt; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes.
Add water; cook, covered, for 2 minutes.
Remove lid; cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until water evaporates.
Add lemon peel, lemon juice, and thyme. Serve immediately.
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