Recipe courtesy of BostonSidewalks.com
Ingredients
  • 8 oz green beans - or yellow wax beans or a combination of both
  • 3 T water -
  • 1 T Butter - cut in several pieces
  • 3 slices lemon - sliced thin
Instructions
1.  Wash the beans and trim the ends
2.  Cut the beans in half, or thirds if they are really long
3.  Add the beans to a fry pan with the water, butter, lemon, salt and pepper
4.  Turn the heat to high and when it starts to boil and steam, cover the pan, reduce the heat and steam for 5 minutes
5.  Remove the cover and continue cooking until the water evaporates, tossing or stirring the beans several times, about 3-5 minutes
Summary
When done to desired consistency, serve hot or at room temperature. And please don't overcook them, they should be nice and crunchy.
Recipe Yield: Serves 2
Prep Time - Active: 5 minutes
Prep Time - Inactive:    0
Cooking Time: 10 minutes
Cooking Method: Sauteed
Category: Side, Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Suitable for Diet: Paleo