CHEF JEFF — ONE BYTE AT A TIME: Garlic Butter Green BeansHere’s a simple recipe for a favorite of those who love fresh produce.
By: Herald Staff Report,
Here’s a simple recipe for a favorite of those who love fresh produce.
Garlic Butter Green Beans
1 pound fresh green beans
1 garlic clove, minced
1 tablespoon butter
2 teaspoons lemon juice
½ tsp. sugar
½ teaspoon pepper
Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 inch of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7 to 9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick saucepan, cook garlic in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the lemon juice, sugar and pepper.
Transfer the beans to a serving bowl; add garlic butter and stir to coat.
Yield: Serves 4.
Grab more food tidbits at the Chef Jeff blog at GrandForksHerald.com.