A quick and simple side dish that is chock full of fresh flavors and can gracefully ease into almost any quick dinner menu.
In a large skillet over medium heat, melt butter with extra virgin olive oil. Add fresh minced garlic and saute until lightly browned, stirring frequently (2-3 minutes).
Add green beans, and toss to coat. Season with sea salt and pepper, and add a splash of fresh lemon juice. Saute until green beans are desired tenderness, about 8-10 minutes.
Transfer to serving bowl and toss with shredded parmesan cheese. Adjust spices if needed, and serve with your favorite baked tofu, chicken or fish.