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Fresh Green Beans & Garlic Recipe
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Fresh Green Beans & Garlic Recipe

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I am a firm believer that fresh is best. I developed this recipe to take advantage of our garden veggies. It really shows off the full flavor of the green beans. —Carol Mayer, Sparta, Illinois
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons canola oil
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 4 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 2 pounds fresh green beans
  • 1 cup reduced-sodium chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Nutritional Facts

1 serving: 91 calories, 6g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 245mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Directions

  1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil and butter over medium-high heat. Add garlic; cook and stir 45-60 seconds or until golden. Using a slotted spoon, remove garlic from pan; reserve. Add green beans to pan; cook and stir 4-5 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Stir in broth, salt and pepper. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, 8-10 minutes or just until beans are tender and broth is almost evaporated, stirring occasionally. Stir in reserved garlic. Yield: 8 servings.
Originally published as Fresh Green Beans & Garlic in Taste of Home April/May 2014


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Kim0827 User ID: 8763291 257352
Reviewed Nov. 27, 2016

"Good. Replaced with my original recipe"

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Nan Mock User ID: 611392 237700
Reviewed Nov. 19, 2015

"This is such a delicious way to prepare green beans. Even my green bean-hating husband liked them!"

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toothwarriorprincess User ID: 5187964 232481
Reviewed Sep. 8, 2015

"Very good and was a hit at the dinner party!"

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dannyshoots User ID: 7929569 227371
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2015

"Stopped on the way home and got some fresh beans for this recipe last night. As always, I doubled the garlic. It was a great side for my meatloaf and potatoes! My girlfriend loved them. Will definitely make them again."

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rmbarr059 User ID: 4046105 226716
Reviewed May. 21, 2015

"Simple and delicious!"

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Queenlalisa User ID: 15400 224199
Reviewed Apr. 5, 2015

"I loved these green beans. Will make again."

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randcbruns User ID: 828588 193064
Reviewed Oct. 28, 2014

"Two of my favorites in one dish! The garlic adds just an extra bit of richness to this dish. It also looks amazing when you serve it."

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justmbeth User ID: 1196484 125267
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2014

"Flavor was great, especially with so few ingredients. I made a half a recipe and used a skillet instead of a dutch oven. Came out just fine. Family requested I make this again soon."

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pschube User ID: 2658481 151143
Reviewed Jul. 23, 2014

"Love the flavor! Fresh green beans are delicious, and this recipe made them even better."

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ms11145 User ID: 1604521 135242
Reviewed Jun. 19, 2014

"Family loved this recipe. Will be making this again. Loved the garlic taste to the beans."

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