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Lemon-Basil Green Beans Recipe


Atkins Lemon-Basil Green Beans
4.3g
Net Carbs
Prep Time: 5 Minutes
Style:Other
Cook Time: 5 Minutes
Phase: Phase 1
Difficulty: Easy
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2.2g

Protein

5.9g

Fat

4.1g

Fiber

87.5kcal

Calories

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INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lb Green Snap Beans
  • 2 tablespoon Unsalted Butter Stick
  • 3 tsp Lemon Zest
  • 4 tbsp Basil

DIRECTIONS

  1. Bring a large pot of well-salted water to a boil. Cook green beans 3 minutes until barely tender and only halfway cooked. Drain into a colander and set aside.
  2. In the same pot over high heat, melt the butter. Add green beans, lemon zest, salt and pepper (to taste).
  3. Sauté for 3 to 4 minutes, until beans are tender-crisp. Remove from heat, toss with basil and serve immediately.

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