Lemon-Garlic Green Bean Sauté

Sides | February 17, 2015 | By

Lemon-Garlic Green Bean Sauté
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Ingredients
  1. 1 pound fresh green beans
  2. 2 tbsp ghee butter, plus 1 tbsp olive oil
  3. 1-2 cloves garlic minced
  4. 2 tsp lemon zest
  5. sea salt and pepper to taste
Instructions
  1. Snap off ends of green beans and rinse well. In a large bowl, prepare an ice-water bath.
  2. Bring a stockpot of water to a boil. Then add the green beans and cook until color is set and green beans are slightly tender (about 2-3 minutes).
  3. Drain and transfer green beans to the ice-water bath in order to stop the cooking process. Drain again.
  4. Melt butter and oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the minced garlic and sauté until just fragrant, about one - two minutes.
  5. Add the blanched green beans and lemon zest. Toss well to coat. Cover skillet and allow beans to warm about 1-2 minutes, until desired softness is reached. Season to taste with sea salt and pepper. Transfer to a simple serving platter and enjoy!
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