Lemon-Garlic Green Beans with Crispy Crumbs

Japanese-style breadcrumbs called panko are lightly browned then tossed with lemon zest for a delicate and flavorful topping for garlic-lemon sautéed green beans.

Serves

6
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
10 min.

Japanese-style breadcrumbs called panko are lightly browned then tossed with lemon zest for a delicate and flavorful topping for garlic-lemon sautéed green beans.

Ingredients

2 Tbsps. olive oil, divided

¾ cup panko bread crumbs

2 Tbsps. grated lemon zest

¼ tsp. coarse sea salt [or Kosher salt], optional

2 tsps. minced garlic

2 cans (14.5oz.ea.) Del Monte® Whole Green Beans [or Cut Green Beans], drained

1 Tbsp. fresh lemon juice

Freshly cracked black pepper, optional

Directions
  1. Heat 1 Tbsp.oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add bread crumbs; stir 2 to 3 minutes or until golden brown. Stir in lemon zest and salt, if desired. Transfer crumbs to a bowl.
  2. Add remaining 1 Tbsp. oil and garlic to same skillet. Stir over medium heat 30 seconds. Add green beans and lemon juice; stir until heated through. Serve beans topped with bread crumbs and pepper, if desired.

 

NOTE: Recipe can be doubled.

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