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Garlicky Green Beans

 Garlicky Green Beans
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
4-6 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 to 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Pinch pepper

Directions

  • 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.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 72 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 111 mg sodium, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.