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Garlic Green Beans Recipe

Garlic Green Beans Recipe

This vegetable dish gets a boost from onions and garlic. Their fresh flavor comes shining though.—Jane Walker, Dewey, Arizona
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings

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

  • 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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Garlic Green Beans

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MY REVIEW
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!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 20, 2014

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 4, 2014

"Good"

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2012

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

~ Theresa"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 28, 2010

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 20, 2010

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2008

"Very tasty. If you wait to add the garlic until you add the beans the garlic taste will be stronger."

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