Easy Fresh Bean, Garlic and Onion Saute
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- 2 lbs fresh wax beans (can use both) or 2 lbs fresh green beans (can use both)
- 1 -2 tablespoon olive oil (can use more, and can use both oil and butter) or 1 -2 tablespoon butter (can use more, and can use both oil and butter)
- 2 medium onions, sliced
- 3 chopped fresh garlic cloves (or to taste, I use about 2 tablespoons, chopped not minced!)
- 2 tablespoons grated orange zest
- 2⁄3 cup orange juice
- salt and pepper
- Rinse the beans with cold water and trim off ends.
- In medium saucepan, steam the beans (tightly covered) in about 1/4 cup water until tender, about 5 minutes; remove from water to drain well, and set aside (I pat them dry with paper towels).
- In a skillet heat the oil or butter (can use both).
- Add in sliced onions, and chopped garlic; saute for about 3 minutes.
- Add in zest, 2/3 cup orange juice, salt and pepper to taste.
- Add in the steamed beans; toss to coat.
- Heat for about 1 more minute or so.
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