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Garlicky Green Beans Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:4-6 servings


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


  • 1. 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.

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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."

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