Green Beans With Citrus Vinaigrette

Green Beans With Citrus Vinaigrette

Prep Time 12 mins
Cook Time 6 mins
Total Time 18 mins
Servings 6


  • 2 pounds green beans trimmed
  • 5 1/2 tsp olive oil divided
  • 3 tbsp finely chopped shallots
  • 3/4 tsp lemon zest
  • 2 1/2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • 2 1/2 tsp fresh lime juice
  • 2 1/2 tsp fresh orange juice
  • 3/4 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp freshly ground black pepper


  • Bring water to a boil in a large saucepan, and add green beans. Cook beans for 4 minutes or until crisp-tender, and drain. Rinse with cold water, drain, and set aside.
  • Heat 1 teaspoon oil in a small skillet over medium-high heat. Add shallots; cook 2 minutes or until shallots begin to brown, stirring constantly.
  • Combine the shallots, lemon rind, lemon juice, lime juice, orange juice, salt, and black pepper in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Slowly add 4 1/2 teaspoons oil, stirring well. Drizzle the vinaigrette over the beans, tossing gently to coat.
Keyword green beans, Lemon, Lime, Orange, Shallots