Citrusy Green Beans

Citrusy Green Beans

Ingredients

  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or dairy-free butter substitute
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain well.

Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the orange and lemon zests and garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the orange juice and cook until the juice reduces by half and starts to thicken, 3 – 4 minutes. Add the beans and butter and toss well until the beans are heated through and coated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.

Servings

Serves 12

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Citrusy Green Beans
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 75 kcal
Author: Carol Kicinski
Ingredients
  • 3 pounds green beans , trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or dairy-free butter substitute
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper
Instructions
  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain well.
  2. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the orange and lemon zests and garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the orange juice and cook until the juice reduces by half and starts to thicken, 3 – 4 minutes. Add the beans and butter and toss well until the beans are heated through and coated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.
Nutrition Facts
Citrusy Green Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 75 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 50mg 2%
Potassium 263mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 9g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 4g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 18.4%
Vitamin C 23.4%
Calcium 4.6%
Iron 6.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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Tags: Citrus Green Beans Magazine Optionally Dairy Free Optionally Vegan
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