Wednesday, May 14, 2014

{Slow Cooker Recipe} Lemon Green Beans with Garlic

My family loves green beans! We can eat them raw, steamed, grilled, picked and even deep fried. I've even made green beans as a main course several times with added bacon and potatoes. What are some of your family favorite green bean vegetable recipes? Here is a tasty side dish for lemon green beans with garlic. Enjoy this healthy recipe made in the crockpot.

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Lemon Green Beans with Garlic

Ingredients:

4 Cups fresh cut green beans, ends trimmed                                  
1 Tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
1-2 Tablespoons fresh lemon juice
3 Garlic cloves, minced/pressed
1 Tablespoon lemon zest (grate rind of lemon)

Optional: sprinkle lightly with red pepper flakes for zest and color!

Directions:

1-Add all ingredients to slow cooker.
2-Mix.
3-Cook time: Cover on LOW 4-7 hours or HIGH 2-4 hours.
4-Stir occasionally.
5-Salt and pepper to taste.

Extras:
- If you like your beans a little crunchy, cut back on the cook time.
- Great leftovers (if there are any!) They taste great reheated too.
- This is such a tasty and easy way to add veggies to your diet.
- Get in the habit of making beans in the slow cooker every week.
- Green beans are high in fiber and nutrients and low in calories.

This is a guest recipe!

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