1 pound green beans 1 garlic clove, minced 2 tsp lemon juice 1/2 tsp sugar 1/8 tsp black pepper
Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick saucepan, cook garlic in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the lemon juice, sugar and pepper. Transfer the beans to a serving bowl; add garlic butter and stir to coat.