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Savory Garlic Green Beans Recipe
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Savory Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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This savory side dish is a wonderful accompaniment to pork, beef and poultry. In season, fresh garden green beans can be substituted for the frozen.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon chicken bouillon granules, optional
  • 1 package (16 ounces) frozen whole green beans
  • 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (3/4 cup) equals 60 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 8 mg cholesterol, 128 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 2 g protein.


  1. In a saucepan, bring water and bouillon if desired to a boil. Add beans. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 10-12 minutes or until beans are tender. In a large skillet, saute garlic in butter for 1 minute. Drain beans; add to skillet. Sprinkle with seasoned salt and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Taste of Home Meals in Minutes Calendar Annual 2002, p9

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Reviewed Nov. 11, 2013

"My whole family really enjoyed the flavor...I used fresh french green beans and they were still crisp enough after cooking for about 12-15 minutes."

Reviewed Mar. 5, 2013


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