Zucchini and Green Beans with Garlic, Fennel & Lemon
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4-6
 
Ingredients
  • 3 Tbsp. olive or Driftless sunflower oil, or butter
  • 1 head fennel, core removed & thinly sliced crosswise, leaves reserved
  • 2 zucchinis, cut into long strips
  • 2 cups green beans, stems removed
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Salt & pepper to taste
  • Juice & zest from ½ a lemon
  • 3 Tbsp. fennel leaves, chopped
Instructions
  1. In a large skillet, heat oil over med-high heat.
  2. Add fennel & sauté for a couple minutes.
  3. Add zucchini, green beans, & garlic & sauté for a couple more minutes.
  4. Turn down the heat & cook, stirring occasionally, for another 4-5 minutes.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, lemon juice/zest & remove from heat.
  6. Garnish with fennel leaves. Delicious with pasta, fish, chicken, or Parmesan, white beans & French bread.