Green Beans with Lemon and Garlic

2 cups water
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
1 1/2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 tablespoons butter
1 garlic clove, minced
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley


Bring water to a boil in a large skillet. Add beans; cover, reduce heat, and simmer for 8 minutes or until tender. Drain beans; pat dry.

Heat oil and butter in pan over medium heat. Add garlic, and saut? 30 seconds. Add beans, juice, salt, and pepper; cook 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with parsley.
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