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Citrusy Green Beans


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Citrusy Green Beans

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 85kcal
Author: Gluten Free & More


  • 3 pounds green beans , trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Finely grated zest of 1 orange
  • Finely grated zest of 1 lemon
  • 4 cloves garlic , minced
  • ½ cup orange juice
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter or dairy-free butter substitute
  • Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper


  • Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the beans and cook until crisp-tender, about 4 minutes. Drain well.
  • Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the orange and lemon zests and garlic and cook for 1 minute. Add the orange juice and cook until the juice reduces by half and starts to thicken, 3 – 4 minutes. Add the beans and butter and toss well until the beans are heated through and coated. Season with salt and pepper. Serve.


Nutrition Facts
Citrusy Green Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Fat 5g8%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 10mg3%
Sodium 8mg0%
Potassium 264mg8%
Carbohydrates 9g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 920IU18%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Gluten Free & More are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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