Herbed Green Beans

Posted on May 19, 2016 by Dawn Griffin

1 lb. fresh green beans
2 tsp. olive oil of butter
3 large thinly sliced shallots
½ tsp. Sugar
½ tsp. Salt
¼ tsp. Pepper
2 tsp. grated lemon zest
¼ cup thinly sliced basil leaves
Lemon wedges for garnish

Cook green beans, covered, in ½ inch of boiling water until tender-crisp (about 8 minutes). Drain well. In large sauté pan, sauté shallots and sugar in oil until golden (about 2 minutes). Add salt, pepper and green beans. Cook about 2 minutes, stirring until thoroughly heated. Remove from hat, and stir in lemon zest and basil. Spoon onto serving plate, and garnish with lemon.

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