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Chopped Green Beans

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 10 min
  • 20 min
  • $$
Gatheredtable
from Victoria Greenstreet

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and roughly chopped
  • 3 shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves, smashed
  • 1 lemon, juiced & zested
  • 1/2 cup fresh basil, chopped (about 1/2 a bunch)
  • 1/4 cup extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper, to taste

Directions

Prep: 1. Trim/chop green beans. 2. Peel and thinly slice shallots. 3. Smash garlic cloves with the side of your knife. 4. Juice and zest lemon. 5. Chop basil. Make: 1. Warm a skillet over medium heat. Once warm add olive oil. 2. Once oil is warm, add shallots and garlic and cook for 5 minutes until the shallots are translucent. 3. Add green beans, lemon juice, zest and water. Cover skillet with a lid and cook for 3-5 minutes until green beans are cooked through, but still al dente. 4. Toss with chopped basil and season with sea salt and freshly ground black pepper.

Notes

Make it your own by adding a handful of your favorite fresh herbs!

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