Green Beans with Lemon and Capers

Green Beans with Lemons and Capers
Green Beans with Lemons and Capers
Inspired by the briny flavors of veal piccata, this elegant side dish is simplicity itself: blanched green beans tossed in a vinaigrette of capers, bright lemon, and a beautiful olive oil.Maxime Iattoni

Inspired by the briny flavors of veal piccata, this elegant side dish is simplicity itself: blanched green beans tossed in a vinaigrette of capers, bright lemon, and a beautiful olive oil.

Green Beans with Lemon and Capers
Inspired by the briny flavors of veal piccata, this elegantly side dish is simplicity itself: blanched green beans tossed in a vinaigrette of capers, bright lemon, and a beautiful olive oil.
Yield: serves 4-6

Ingredients

  • 3 tbsp. olive oil
  • 2 tbsp. capers, coarsely chopped
  • Juice and zest of 1 lemon
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed

Instructions

  1. Whisk together oil, capers, lemon juice, salt, and pepper in a large bowl; set aside. Bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil; add beans and cook till tender, 3-4 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain beans and toss with vinaigrette; adjust seasoning to taste and garnish with zest.