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Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Lemon Recipe

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Lemon are a delicious and quick way to prepare this crunchy and nutritious vegetable. Here's a simple recipe that highlights the natural flavors of green beans while adding a touch of aroma and freshness.

Ingredients :

  • 300 g green beans, ends cut and washed
  • 2 tablespoons of olive oil
  • 3 cloves of garlic, finely sliced
  • Zest and juice of one lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste
  • Pinch of red pepper flakes (optional)
  • A few fresh mint leaves for garnish (optional)

Instructions :

  1. Preparation of the green beans: Wash the green beans, cut the ends and drain them carefully.

  2. Steaming (optional): If desired, you can steam the green beans for 3 to 5 minutes until slightly tender. This will help maintain their bright color and crunchy texture.

  3. Sauté the green beans: In a skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat. Add the minced garlic cloves and sauté for about 1-2 minutes until they become fragrant and lightly browned.

  4. Adding the Green Beans: Add the green beans to the pan and sauté for 3 to 5 minutes, stirring occasionally. The beans should be lightly browned and still crunchy.

  5. Seasoning: Add the lemon zest and juice to the pan. Mix well to coat the green beans with fresh, tangy flavors. If you like slightly spicy dishes, add a pinch of red pepper flakes.

  6. Final Seasoning: Season the sautéed green beans with salt and freshly ground black pepper, adjust to taste.

  7. Garnish: Before serving, you can garnish the green beans with a few chopped fresh mint leaves for an extra touch of flavor.

  8. Serving: Transfer the sautéed green beans to a serving dish and serve hot as a side to main dishes.

  9. Tasting: Savor these sautéed green beans with garlic and lemon to enjoy the combination of crunchy textures and bright flavors. They are perfect as a side or addition to your salad bowls.

This recipe for Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic and Lemon is a simple and delicious way to cook this vegetable. It adds a touch of elegance to your meal while preserving the natural freshness and color of the green beans.

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