Garlic Green Beans Recipe


  • 1 lb fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 tbsp. olive oil, divided
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp. freshly ground black pepper
  • ½ cup water


  1. Heat 1 tbsp. olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add trimmed green beans to the skillet, season them with salt and black pepper, and saute them stirring often until they are tender for about 5 minutes. (Make sure you don’t burn them, reduce heat if necessary).
  2. Add minced garlic to the green beans, toss and cook until fragrant for about 30 seconds.
  3. Pour ½ cup water over the green beans and cover the skillet with a lid. Steam the green beans for a couple of minutes, until they are bright green and crisp-tender.
  4. Drain green beans and transfer them to a serving bowl. Drizzle the remaining olive oil over them and season with a little bit of salt and pepper.
Source: Delicious Meets Healthy – tested by Cindy Bevans

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