Crisp-tender green beans are delicious tossed with a garlic butter sauce. With its pretty green color, this fresh dish is an attractive addition to your table.—Ruth Marie Lyons, Boulder, Colorado
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 1/2 cup water
- 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- Pinch pepper
- In a saucepan, bring beans and water to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until beans and crisp-tender; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, saute garlic in butter until lightly browned, about 1 minute. Add beans, salt and pepper; heat through. Yield: 4-6 servings.
Originally published as Garlicky Green Beans in Taste of Home August/September 1996, p41
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Reviewed May. 1, 2015
"Yummy. These beans were very good. Easy too. My husband said that there was too much garlic. I like it though. If you don't like a lot of garlic then add less than 3 cloves."