Sweet Sunflower Green Beans
Recipe type: Side Dish
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Serves: 10
 
Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free and Vegan
Ingredients
  • 6 cups fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 large red onion, thinly sliced
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp. Simply Organic Dried Thyme
  • 1 tsp. Simply Organic Dried Basil
  • 1 tsp. sea salt
  • ¼ tsp. freshly ground pepper
  • 1 Tbsp. extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 tsp. freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • ½ cup sunflower seeds
  • ¼ tsp. fresh lemon zest
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  2. Steam green beans in large pot for 5 minutes or until crisp and bright green. Remove from heat and pat dry.
  3. Place in a casserole dish.
  4. 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.
  5. Cover and bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven; serve warm.
Notes
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/