Wash and trim green beans.
Grate peel of lemon for zest, then juice the lemon. Whisk together lemon juice, lemon zest, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
Add enough water to a pot to cover green beans. Bring to a boil. Add beans and boil until just tender (3-5 minutes).
Drain beans and cut into 1 1/2 inch pieces. Dress with lemon mixture and toss. Serve.
Makes 4 servings, 85 calories each.
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