Green Beans with Shallot Butter
- 3 Tablespoons butter
- 2 Tablespoons minced shallots
- 2 Teaspoons grated lemon peel
- 1 1/4 1 ¼ pounds green beans (4 cups)
- 1 Tablespoon lemon juice
- 1/4 ¼ Teaspoon Salt
- 1/4 ¼ Teaspoon Pepper
Melt butter in small saucepan over medium heat. Cook Shallots 30 to 60 seconds or until fragrant. Stir in lemon peel.
Cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water 1 to 2 minutes or until bright green. Quickly place in ice water to stop cooking. Drain.
When ready to serve, cook beans in large pot of boiling water 1 to 3 minutes or until crisp-tender. Toss with melted shallot butter, lemon juice, salt and pepper.