Lemon Butter Green Beans with Parmesan and Garlic are so amazing. I can’t say enough about garlic and lemon. They add so much to the simplest things. Like these green beans!
Lemon Butter Green Beans with Parmesan and Garlic have become a weeknight favorite for our family. They are so easy to make.
Green beans are available year round so they are the perfect weeknight veggie. They can be made in so many ways.
Lemon Butter Green Beans with Parmesan and Garlic are a favorite though. The fresh lemon juice, lemon rind, garlic and parmesan cheese are the perfect flavor combo!
Make these Lemon Butter Green Beans with Parmesan and Garlic for your family today!
- 1 lb green beans, cleaned and trimmed
- 2 garlic cloves, mined
- 2 -3 tbsp butter
- 1/2 lemon, juiced
- 1 tsp lemon zest
- sea saly and pepper to taste
- 1-2 tbsp parmesan cheese
Fill a large bowl with ice cubes and cold water and set aside.
Bring a pot of water to a boil.
Add green beans and cook for about 2-3 minutes until just crisp. Drain beans and place in ice water to stop the cooking. Let green beans sit in water for a couple of minutes.
Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat.
Add garlic and cook for about 1 minute. Stir in lemon juice and cook for 1 minute.
Drain green beans and add to skillet. Saute green beans, stirring occasionally for about 3-4 minutes until heated through.
Remove from heat and stir in Parmesan cheese and lemon zest.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.