Lemon String Beans

Lemon String Beans

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"This dish is simple and delicious for a hot summer day. Serve cold as a side dish."


36 m servings 128 cals
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Original recipe yields 5 servings



  • Calories:
  • 128 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 10.9 g
  • 17%
  • Carbs:
  • 7.7g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 471 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Mix together the garlic, lemon juice, and olive oil in a large bowl; set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Cook the green beans in the water for 5 to 6 minutes; drain. Cool beans for about 10 minutes. Place cooled beans in the large bowl and toss with the lemon juice mixture; season with salt. Allow beans to rest for 2 minutes before stirring again. Repeat 2 minutes rest and stirring once more. Remove garlic before serving.
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  1. 23 Ratings


I cooked my string beans in some salted boiling water for a few minutes (3-4 minutes), I used frozen string beans. We like our veggies crunchy so I undercook a little bit and then quickly rinse...

I think you need to be Italian to really enjoy this dish. My boyfriend's whole family makes a variation of these green beans and they love them. My friend's overweight 13 year old daughter won'...

Tasty. I use shallots instead of garlic due to allergy. Simple to make. They can be served cold and are quite good that way.

After reading many reviews that said this recipe was too oily I decided to cut the oil down to 2 tablespoons and I had a little more than a pound of beans. I first boiled the beans in salted wat...

Love the flavor. I lightly steamed the green beans and then heated up 1/8 cup of olive oil and 2 tablespoons of butter and garlic in a fry pan. Stir fried the green beans lightly, adding salt...

For those who don't like the tartness of the lemon juice, cut down to 1 tablespoon and use the zest of half a lemon. Loads of lemon flavor without the sourness. I also cut down on the olive oi...


These remind me of the green beans from Bucco di Beppo, one of my favorite Italian restaurants. I loved them, my son who wont eat green beans ate the. Husband said they were ok. I personally ...

We did not like these at all. My wife loves lemons and she said to never make this again.