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Quick Garlic Green Beans Recipe
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Quick Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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Here's a quick-and-easy treatment for fresh green beans that calls for just a handful of ingredients. Everyone who eats them loves them. —Howard Levine of Arleta, California
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 teaspoons olive oil

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 61 calories, 3g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 298mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 0 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans and enough water to cover in a saucepan; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Toss beans with garlic, salt and pepper. Drizzle with oil. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Light & Tasty February/March 2005, p27


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lurky27 246148
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2016

"Yummy! The perfect recipe for fresh green beans!

- Theresa"

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kdhcooks 150176
Reviewed Jul. 26, 2011

"I really liked these green beans! Very simple to make. I didn't put quite as much salt on them as the recipe called for, and they were still delicious. I wanted to eat the whole pound of them! Will definitely be making these again."

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Cowgirltrouble68 129578
Reviewed Jun. 3, 2011

"The idea of these sounded really yummy, but the olive oil on them to me is gross. Next time I make them Im puting butter in place of the olive oil."

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Jwright1350 206900
Reviewed Mar. 18, 2011

"I make this recipe all the time. It's the only way I can get my kids to eat green beans! Very good!"

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fatdaddyciti 129574
Reviewed Dec. 31, 2010

"I added A table low sodium soy sauce,and A1/2 of red onion that kickthe flavor two noches. fat daddycity."

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lilcharliegirl 206899
Reviewed Nov. 1, 2010

"Really great recipe I added a little butter to the olive oil.

Wonderful!!!"

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nblibrary 150174
Reviewed Oct. 20, 2010

"I make this often and everyone seems to like this recipe. It is very easy, but really adds a lot to green beans."

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nancymcsews 129753
Reviewed Jul. 25, 2010

"This has been my FAVORITE way to prepare fresh green beans for several years now! The white pepper was such a surprise and I use it in more veggies now because of this recipe!"

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