Green Beans - Lemon Pepper




  • 3 pounds fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons coconut oil or ghee
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ¼ cup lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • black pepper to taste
  • sea salt to taste


  1. In large skillet over med-high heat, stir-fry green beans and garlic in coconut oil or butter until crisp tender, about 10 minutes.
  2. Reduce heat to medium; add lemon juice, lemon peel, pepper, and salt. Cover and let steam for 2-3 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  3. Transfer to serving bowl and serve immediately.


There’s no reason not to have a side that’s full of flavor and easy to make. These Lemon Pepper Green Beans are not your grandma’s recipe. They require only a handful of ingredients and just 15 minutes, but are a tasty complement to your favorite meals, like burgers and grilled chicken. Kitchen novices, this is a terrific recipe to boost your cooking confidence.