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Citrus Basil Green Beans


  • 1 cup of green beans, trimmed and cut in 1 inch pieces
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    Dash of red pepper flakes
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 1/8 cup fresh basil
  • ½ lemon, juiced


  1. Boil the green beans in water for 5 minutes.
  2. Heat a medium skillet. Add the olive oil and let it heat up for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the green beans and seasonings. Let it cook for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the lemon juice and serve.

Serving Suggestions

Suggestion: serve it as a side dish to lean meat and rice.
Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe: 2
Amount Per Serving Calories 85
Total Fat 6.9g
Saturated Fat 1.0g
Polyunsat Fat 0.8g
Monounsat Fat 4.9g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 291.6 mg
Total Carbohydrate 6.2g
Dietary Fiber 2.1g
Sugars 1.3g
Protein 1.2g

Exchanges per Serving

1 vegetable
1 fat
0 Carb Servings