Quick Garlic Green Beans
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
- 2 teaspoons olive oil
- Place beans and enough water to cover in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Toss beans with garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 61 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 298mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Mar 27, 2016
Yummy! The perfect recipe for fresh green beans!- Theresa
Jul 26, 2011
I really liked these green beans! Very simple to make. I didn't put quite as much salt on them as the recipe called for, and they were still delicious. I wanted to eat the whole pound of them! Will definitely be making these again.
Jun 3, 2011
The idea of these sounded really yummy, but the olive oil on them to me is gross. Next time I make them Im puting butter in place of the olive oil.
Mar 18, 2011
I make this recipe all the time. It's the only way I can get my kids to eat green beans! Very good!
Dec 31, 2010
I added A table low sodium soy sauce,and A1/2 of red onion that kickthe flavor two noches. fat daddycity.
Nov 1, 2010
Really great recipe I added a little butter to the olive oil.Wonderful!!!
Oct 20, 2010
I make this often and everyone seems to like this recipe. It is very easy, but really adds a lot to green beans.
Jul 25, 2010
This has been my FAVORITE way to prepare fresh green beans for several years now! The white pepper was such a surprise and I use it in more veggies now because of this recipe!