Sweet Lemon Green Beans

Are you looking for a way to spice up your sides, adding a little sweetness, zest and crunch to traditional green beans kicks up the flavor for sure! This simple, yet delicious side only takes minutes to prepare and is a breeze to prepare. Toss this together for a quick side and this will complete any meal.

Sweet Lemon Green Beans
Recipe Type: Salads, Sides & Soups
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  • 1.5 lb Green Beans
  • 1 tsp Olive Oil
  • 2 tsp Minced Garlic
  • 42g (6tbs) Sliced Almonds
  • 1 tbs Lemon Juice
  • ½ tsp Lemon Zest
  • 1 tbs Coconut Sugar
What You Need
  • Large Skillet
  • Large Bowl
  • Pot
  • Large Spoon/Spatula
  • Strainer
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Scale
  1. Boil Green Beans in pot about halfway full. Bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium and cook for 5-minutes or until it reaches desired doneness. Drain Green Beans and set aside in bowl.
  2. Heat skillet on Medium/High, add Olive Oil. Add Garlic and Almonds, sauté for 5-8 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Add Lemon Juice, Lemon Zest and Coconut Sugar, simmer for 2-3 minutes.
  4. Immediately toss Green beans with Sauce.
  5. Plate as you desire.
  6. Enjoy!!!
Remember, you can always adjust recipe to smaller or larger portions to meet your needs and goals.
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