Loobieh bi Zeit (Green Beans with Oil)
Recipe as written is for a full-sized meal. Can be halved for an appetizer.
green beans, stems removed
fresh squeezed lemon juice
Carapelli Organic Extra Virgin Olive Oil
Flake sea salt
Prepare your green beans by removing the ends and washing.
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.
Meanwhile, in a bowl, smash your garlic using a pestle or garlic press. Squeeze your lemon and set aside.
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.
Combine breaking the beans apart to allow all the flavor to come through. Season with salt and any additional lemon (to taste).
Serve warm or cold with pita bread. Enjoy!
**If making as a side dish, I would cut the recipe in half. The recipe as shown, is meal-sized.