Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme

Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme

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!

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Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme

Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 9 mins
Total Time 14 mins
Servings 12 servings, ¾ cup each
Calories 42 kcal

Ingredients

  • 1 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 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

Instructions

  1. Heat oil in large skillet over medium-high heat.

  2. Add green beans and garlic. Season with salt; cook, stirring frequently, for 4 to 6 minutes.

  3. Add water; cook, covered, for 2 minutes.

  4. Remove lid; cook for 30 seconds to 1 minute, or until water evaporates.

  5. Add lemon peel, lemon juice, and thyme. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Green Beans With Lemon and Thyme
Amount Per Serving (1 serving)
Calories 42 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 1g 2%
Sodium 101mg 4%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 2g 4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

P90X/P90X2 Portions
1 Vegetable

P90X3 Portions
½ Carb

Body Beast Portions
2 Vegetables

Portion Fix Containers
1 Green

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A great vegetable option as part of lunch or dinner.

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