Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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Garlic Green Beans Recipe
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Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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4.5 11 15
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This vegetable dish gets a boost from onions and garlic. Their fresh flavor comes shining though.—Jane Walker, Dewey, Arizona
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced

Directions

Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain beans; add to onion mixture. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p9

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 78 calories, 2g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 10mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 2g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2-1/2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 2 pounds fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, finely chopped
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  1. Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, saute onion in oil until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer. Drain beans; add to onion mixture. Cook and stir for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2000, p9

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s_pants User ID: 174050 258714
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2016

"Good basic recipe, but need to add salt and pepper."

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liliesandroses User ID: 6687262 215919
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"A good base recipe. I added more garlic as well as a lot of Parmesan and a dash of salt. Delicious!"

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amysmess User ID: 7202245 28654
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2014

"These were good but I added parmesean cheese to them and made them even better!"

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wdeckerman User ID: 2791426 103303
Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"Good"

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bjsilve0 User ID: 172187 45163
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2013

"I make these with young, thin fresh green beans and I do not cut them in pieces. They are very good."

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fgilbreth User ID: 1409073 28653
Reviewed Dec. 27, 2012

"Very good recipe, and my family loves it! I use fresh, very thin green beans, and steam them slightly rather than boiling to preserve vitamin content."

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FLRN32937 User ID: 7054854 63047
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

"I've been making this recipe for several years. I usually make it with fresh green beans. The only thing I do differently is boil the green beans in chicken broth. This is an excellent way to make regular green beans spectacular. My family loves this healthy dish."

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lurky27 User ID: 1251896 33215
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2012

"These are okay. I've made better green bean recipes from this website.

~ Theresa"

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Shoes58 User ID: 2519954 28652
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

"added more garlic to suit our taste. next time maybe slightly less onion. definitely a keeper! leftovers are great!!"

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Shannon1305 User ID: 4369383 80470
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

"Nice way to spice it up. The onion and garlic added perfect flavor. This is a favorite in my house!"

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