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Healthy Garlic Green Beans Recipe

Healthy Garlic Green Beans Recipe

"Because this recipe is easy to prepare, healthy and delicious, it has become the only way I make green beans," says Clara Saxe of Colorado Springs, Colorado. The versatile beans feature plenty of garlic and Italian seasoning and complement most any entree.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • 1. In a 15-in. x 10-in. x 1-in. baking pan, toss green beans, oil, garlic and Italian seasoning until beans are well coated. Bake, uncovered, at 450° for 12-15 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender and lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. Yield: 6 servings.

Nutritional Facts

1/2 cup: 79 calories, 5g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 203mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 1g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Reviews for Healthy Garlic Green Beans

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cynandtom User ID: 2224843 253612
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2016

"Tasty, easy side dish!"

Debbie309 User ID: 1007342 231968
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2015

"This is a wonderful recipe! The best green beans I've ever had. I made it for a dinner party last week, getting rave reviews. And am making it again for a potluck supper tonight. Hands down the best! And easy too."

DeliciouslyResourceful_Gina User ID: 4938423 133442
Reviewed Jul. 6, 2014

"Really yummy. I baked it at 375 degrees as I had something else in the oven at that temperature - took about 20 minutes."

mollymay4 User ID: 6481847 74455
Reviewed Jun. 6, 2014

"Excellent!! I cooked em' 27 minutes. I also used half Italian seasoning and half poultry seasoning. Worked great! Also used additional salt--just personal taste."

s_pants User ID: 174050 60359
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2013

"Simple, easy and delicious!"

deannasnz User ID: 6542477 52193
Reviewed Jan. 13, 2013

"What an unusual preparation. They're very good, though. I'll do this again."

daisey5 User ID: 146806 50129
Reviewed Dec. 16, 2012

"Very good. I had to cook them a little longer."

annaf27 User ID: 5217952 142358
Reviewed Mar. 5, 2012

"Simple & very good! Will certainly make them again. I used Poultry Seasoning in place of Italian Seasoning. It had a great flavor!"

Fuddge User ID: 5322023 130144
Reviewed Oct. 4, 2010

"I loved the Green Beans I also added 1 med. sauted, cut up Vadilia Onion. I also cooked

mine for 25 min."

Classicrock User ID: 656532 205753
Reviewed Jul. 27, 2009

"These beans were delicious; the garlic & Italian seasoning were very complimentary to the beans. They could have cooked a little longer, though, I'll try 18 minutes next time. -Lori in WI."

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