Green Beans with Lemon & Thyme

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CategoryAppetizers & Sides, Holiday, SHAPE Certified, Vegetarian
Servings (adjust as needed)1

Ingredients

  • 1/8 cup red onion minced
  • 2 cups fresh green beans (10 oz) trimmed
  • 1/4 cup orange bell pepper (2 oz) thinly sliced
  • 5 cherry or grape tomatoes
  • 1/8 tsp thyme
  • 1/4 lemon zest & juice
  • 1/8 tsp granulated garlic
  • 1 cup chicken broth divided
  • 1 Tbsp fresh parsley leaves chopped
  • salt to taste
  • pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Heat a large non-stick skillet with lid over medium heat.
  • Sautee onions, green beans and orange pepper for 5 minutes.
  • Add 1/2 cup chicken broth.
  • Cover and simmer until green beans are slightly tender, 10-15 minutes.
  • Add tomatoes and more broth if needed. Cook for an additional 3 minutes.
  • While tomatoes are cooking, zest and juice the lemon. Mix lemon juice, zest, garlic and chopped parsley together.
  • Remove green bean mixture from heat; toss with lemon juice mixture. Transfer to a serving plate or platter. Salt & pepper to taste.

Notes

1 serving = 2 cups