Lemony Green Beans with Parsley


  • 2 tsp Olive Oil
  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch lengths
  • 2 TBS water
  • 1 TBS lemon juice
  • 2 TBS chopped fresh parsley


  • Heat oil in large non-stick skillet, over medium heat.  Add green beans and cook, stirring, until bright green, about 3 minutes.
  • Stir in water and lemon juice.  Reduce heat and cook, covered, 2 minutes.
  • Uncover and cook, stirring, until beans are crisp-tender, about 2 minutes longer.
  • Sprinkle with parsley; serve.

Yields 4 servings

Weight Watchers. Weight Watchers® New Complete Cookbook – 4th ed.  Deborah Mintcheff.Hoboken: Wiley Publishing, Inc, 2011.

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