Lemon pepper green beans

Heart Smart Gluten Free Low Sodium

This make-it-in-minutes side dish contains boron (from the green beans), which is a mineral important for strong and healthy bones!

1/4 cup water
1 1/3 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
1/2 tablespoon lemon pepper seasoning
1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

1. In a medium (covered) microwave-safe dish, microwave water and green beans on high for 3 to 5 minutes, stopping halfway through to stir.
2. Remove cover and add remaining ingredients. Toss until green beans are evenly coated.
3. Enjoy warm!

Makes 4 servings

Carb choices per serving: 1/2

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First Published: 01/13/2020
Last Reviewed: 01/10/2020

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You can also use frozen green beans for this recipe! Simply cut the water (there will be enough moisture from the ice crystals) and increase cooking time to 7 to 9 minutes, stirring halfway through.

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