Garlic Lemon Green Beans

Vegetarian, Paleo

Sauteed Garlic Lemon Green Beans



  • 2 12 ounce bags of trimmed green beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 tbsp grass-fed butter
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tsp sea salt
  • 1/4 tsp black pepper
  • 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper
  • 1 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • Water and ice for ice bath


  1. Steam green beans either in microwave or on stove top (once water has boiled) for about 3 minutes, undercooking slightly.
  2. Remove from heat immediately, draining, and submerging into an ice bath (cold water in a bowl filled with ice). Allow to sit for 2 minutes, drain water, and pat green beans dry.
  3. Heat 1 tbsp olive oil over medium-high heat. Once pan is hot, add in green beans (be careful when adding to pan if green beans are still wet – oil will splatter).
  4. Saute for 2 minutes before adding in minced garlic and lowering heat to medium-low. Stir in 1 tsp sea salt, 1/4 tsp black pepper, 1/4 tsp crushed red pepper, 1 tsp lemon juice, and 2 tbsp butter. Saute for an additional minute until garlic is fragrant and butter is melted.
  5. Serve immediately and enjoy with Apricot Chicken Roll Ups or protein of your choice.

**Serves 4 people as a side dish


Published by partnersincooking

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