Sauteed Green Beans With Shallot And Lemon Zest
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1 pound green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 medium shallot, thinly sliced
1 clove garlic, minced
2 teaspoons lemon zest
2 tablespoons water
prep: 15 minutes
total: 30 minutes
medium sauté pan
grater (or zester)
2. Heat the olive oil in a medium sauté pan over medium heat. When it's hot and shimmering, add the shallot and cook until it begins to brown, 5-7 minutes. Add the garlic and cook 30 seconds.
3. Add green beans and lemon zest and stir to coat. Add the water and simmer, stirring often, until the beans are bright green and tender and most of the water is gone, 3-5 minutes. Add more salt and pepper to taste.