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Easy Sauteed Green Beans With Garlic And Lemon

Sauteed green beans are easy to make and a great side dish when you're just trying to get something on the table quickly. They're packed with bright flavors that will please any palate.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Green Beans
Servings: 4
Calories: 46kcal


  • 1 lb frozen green beans
  • 4 cloves minced garlic
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 1 lemon, zest
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 1/2 teaspoon pink peppercorns
  • 1/4 teaspoon flaky salt


  • Heat a non-stick skillet with olive oil on medium-high heat. Then add the garlic, shallot, and red pepper flakes, toss to coat with the olive oil and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  • Add the green beans to the skillet, tossing to combine. Reduce the heat to medium and cook for 3-4 minutes covered.
  • When the green beans are tender and vibrant green, remove the skillet from the heat and season with lemon zest, flaky salt, and fresh ground pink peppercorns.


Calories: 46kcal | Carbohydrates: 11g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 10mg | Potassium: 272mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 820IU | Vitamin C: 18mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg