Prep time 5 min.

Cook time 10 min.


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


  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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