Simple Lemon Green Beans

Summer is gone, Fall is here, I’m going to miss all the fresh produce. 1 pound green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 1 garlic clove, pressed 1/2 teaspoon lemon zest a few good squeezes of lemon salt and pepper 1  Bring a large pot of water to boil.  Boil green beans about 2 – … Continue reading

Buttery Garlic Green Beans

We love fresh green beans!  I’m always looking for ways to mix them up a bit and this recipe fit the bill. 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed and snapped in half 3 tablespoons butter or 1 – 3 tablespoons olive oil 3 cloves garlic, pressed 2 pinches lemon pepper salt 1  Place green beans … Continue reading

Lemon Pasta with Green Beans and Broccoli

Dinner last night, yummy!!! And super easy! 1 cup trimmed fresh green beans 7 cups broccoli florets 1 pound pasta 4 tablespoons butter 4 tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon freshly pressed or minced garlic 2 lemons, zested 1/2 teaspoon pepper 2 teaspoons salt 2 – 4 tablespoons freshly squeezed lemon juice 1/2 cup toasted pine … Continue reading

Balsamic Penne with Broccoli and Green Beans

Dinner yesterday, quick, easy and yummy, my three favorite things! 1 pound package penne 2 cups broccoli florets 1/2 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed Parmesan cheese, for topping Balsamic Vinaigrette 1 – 2 cloves garlic, minced or pressed 1/3 cup Balsamic vinegar 1/2 cup olive oil 1/2 teaspoon basil 1/2 teaspoon oregano drop of … Continue reading

Green Beans and Bacon

This recipe also comes from the November 2001 issue of “Food Network Magazine” (Thanksgiving dinner at the Johnson’s brought to you by the Food Network Magazine!).  I used the bacon that Bob had wrapped around the turkey in these.  They were really good! 2 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed Kosher salt 1/2 pound bacon, roughly … Continue reading