Green beans with extra virgin olive oil


  • 2 pounds green beans, stems removed
  • 4 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup fresh squeezed lemon juice
  • 1/2 cup Carapelli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
  • 1 tsp Flake sea salt, to taste


STEP 1 Prepare your green beans by removing the ends and washing.

STEP 2 In a large pot, add your green beans and fill with water. Set burner to high and let beans boil for about 20-25 minutes until tender.

STEP 3 Meanwhile, in a bowl, smash your garlic using a pestle or garlic press. Squeeze your lemon and set aside.

STEP 4 Once green beans are tender. Drain and add to bowl with garlic. Begin smashing the beans into the garlic, add in your lemon and olive oil while warm.

STEP 5 Combine breaking the beans apart to allow all the flavor to come through. Season with salt and any additional lemon (to taste).

STEP 6 Serve warm or cold with pita bread. Enjoy!