Lemon Herb Buttered Green Beans

Brighten up your plate with these Lemon Herb Buttered Green Beans that are not only visually appealing but also a treat for your taste buds. The combination of zesty lemon, aromatic herbs, and velvety butter creates a harmonious flavor profile that will elevate your dining experience.

Lemon Herb Buttered Green Beans

Lemon Herb Buttered Green Beans


  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Zest of one lemon
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil.
  2. Add the green beans and cook for 3-4 minutes until crisp-tender.
  3. While the beans are cooking, melt butter in a pan over medium heat.
  4. Add minced garlic and sauté until fragrant.
  5. Drain the green beans and add them to the pan with lemon zest, lemon juice, and dried thyme. Toss to coat evenly.
  6. Season with salt and pepper to taste.
  7. Transfer the green beans to a serving dish and garnish with additional lemon zest if desired.

Prep Time: 10 minutes | Cook Time: 10 minutes | Total Time: 20 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Nutritional Information (per serving): Calories 120, Fat 7g, Cholesterol 15mg, Sodium 65mg, Carbohydrates 14g, Fiber 5g, Sugars 5g, Protein 3g

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