Holiday Garlic-Lemon Green Beans With Bread Crumbs

Recipe by Nimz_
READY IN: 28mins




  • Process bread in a food processor to produce even, fine crumbs.
  • Heat 1 tablespoon butter in large non stick skillet over medium high heat, when melted, add bread crumbs and cook, stirring frequently until golden, about 3-5 minutes.
  • Transfer to a medium bowl and stir in 1/4 teaspoon salt, 1/8 teaspoon pepper and cheese. Set aside.
  • Wipe out skillet and add remaining 2 tablespoons butter, garlic and 1/4 teaspoon salt. Cook over medium heat, stirring until garlic is golden, 3 to 5 minutes.
  • Stir in flour, red pepper flakes and thyme, then toss in green beans.
  • Add chicken broth and increase heat to medium high, cover and cook until the beans are partly tender, about 4 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook stirring occasionally until beans are tender and sauce has thicken slightly, about 4 minutes.
  • Off heat, stir in lemon juice and adjust seasonings with salt and pepper to taste.
  • Transfer to serving dish and sprinkle with bread crumbs.