Steam green beans in large pot for 5 minutes or until crisp and bright green. Remove from heat and pat dry.
Place in a casserole dish.
In a large skillet, saute onion, garlic, thyme, basil, sea salt and pepper in the olive oil until onions begin to caramelize, approximately 10 minutes. Add mixture to the green beans; mix well. Add lemon juice, sunflower seeds and lemon zest.
Cover and bake for 15 minutes.
Remove from oven; serve warm.
Servings: 10 Serving Size: ¾ cup Calories: 77.4 cal • Fat: 4.6 g • Protein: 2.7 g • Carb: 8.1 g • Fiber: 3.3 g • Sugar: 0.8 g • Sodium: 48.7 mg
Recipe by Gluten Free Recipes - The Healthy Apple at http://thehealthyapple.com/2013/01/14/sweet-sunflower-green-beans/