Green Bean Zucchini Saute - The Lemon Bowl
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Zucchini and Green Bean Sauté

A 10 minute side dish for busy weeknights, zucchini and green beans are quickly sautéed in olive oil then finished with lemon juice.
Course Appetiser, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword green beans, zucchini
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 111kcal
Author Liz Della Croce


  • 1 tablespoon olive oil divided
  • 1 large zucchini halved and thinly sliced
  • 1/2 pound trimmed green beans cut in bite-sized pieces
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • pinch red chili flakes
  • 1/4 cup thinly sliced scallions
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup crumbled blue cheese feta or shredded parmesan - optional garnish
  • red chili flakes optional


  • Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and drizzle the olive oil. Add zucchini, green beans, salt and pepper to the pan.
  • Sauté, stirring frequently, until vegetables become bright green and crisp-tender, about 7-9 minutes.
  • Remove from heat and stir in scallions, lemon juice and garnish with cheese and red chili flakes to serve.


Calories: 111kcal | Carbohydrates: 11.5g | Protein: 2.7g | Fat: 6.9g | Saturated Fat: 0.9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 6g | Sodium: 299mg | Fiber: 4.7g | Sugar: 3.3g