Lemon & Olive Oil Tossed Green Beans

Steamed fresh green beans are the perfect, healthy, light and nutritious side dish for almost ANY entree. Keep this staple recipe handy and use the simple dressing of a splash of olive oil and fresh lemon juice on other steamed vegetables! Give it try on broccoli, asparagus and brussels sprouts!

Lemon & Olive Oil Tossed Green Beans

1 pound organic fresh green beans, washed & trimmed
1/2 to 1 full fresh squeezed juice of a lemon
1 teaspoon olive oil
1 teaspoon sea salt
1/2 teaspoon fresh cracked black pepper

1. Steam green beans, covered, 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender. (Don't over cook to keep them as nutritionally dense as possible)
2. Drain and put in large bowl.
3. Add in lemon juice (according to taste), oil, salt and pepper.
4. Toss to coat!

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Cheers to fresh, clean eating!