Sunday, September 20, 2009

PostHeaderIcon Side Dish Sunday: Lemon Green Beans

  • 1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon basil
  • 1/2 teaspoon oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon peel
  • 1/2 cup lemon juice

Preheat oven to 350°F.

Cook beans in boiling salted water in large uncovered saucepan on medium-high heat 7 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain and rinse with ice water.

Place green beans in a casserole dish. Toss with lemon juice, butter, basil, oregano and lemon peel. Cover and set in oven. Reduce oven temperature to 150° or "warm".


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