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Green Beans + Gremolata

A zest herb condiment to brighten up your veggies and chicken, meat & fish dishes. Green beans were a perfect vehicle!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time5 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side
Cuisine: Paleo
Servings: 4
Author: the whole smiths


  • 1 lb. green beans trimmed
  • 1/2 tbsp. lemon zest
  • 1/2 tbsp. orange zest
  • 3 tbsp. italian parsley finely chopped
  • 3 tbsp. basil finely chopped
  • 4 cloves of garlic
  • 1 tbsp. capers
  • 3 tbsp. pine nuts toasted
  • 1 tsp. red pepper flakes*
  • drizzle of favorite finishing oil i.e. olive avocado


  • Steam green beans until slightly tender, about 3-5 minutes
  • Drain and rinse green beans under cold water and set aside
  • Mince garlic finely
  • Lightly toast pine nuts in pan until slightly golden
  • In a small bowl combine all ingredients
  • Drizzle a small amount of olive oil over mixture and combine
  • Toss gremolata with cooled green beans and serve


*Omit for young palates ;)