Lemon-Thyme Green Beans

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 4
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 54.1
  • Total Fat: 5.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 15.3 mg
  • Sodium: 79.8 mg
  • Total Carbs: 1.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.1 g
  • Protein: 0.1 g

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SO fresh and delicious. A perfect side dish for any meal. SO fresh and delicious. A perfect side dish for any meal.
Number of Servings: 4


    Coarse salt and fresh ground pepper
    1.5 pounds fresh green beans, ends trimmed
    2 tbsp. butter
    1tsp fresh thyme leaves, plus more for garnish(optional)


1. In a large skillet with a tight fitting lid, bring 1/2 inch water to a boil; salt generously

2. Add the green beans; reduce to a simmer, and cover the skillet. Steam the beans, tossing occasionaly, until crisp-tender, 6 to 10 minutes.

3. Pull the lid back slightly, and tilt the skillet to drain the water from the green beans; add the lemon juice, butter, and thyme. Season with salt and pepper, and toss to melt butter. Serve the green beans garnished with additional thyme, if desired. Serves 4.

Number of Servings: 4

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user LUCKY1984.

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