Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe
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Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe

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Margaret Wagner Allen dresses up garden-fresh green beans in minutes, thanks to this easy microwave recipe. "The tender beans are delicious served with baked ham or grilled salmon," she writes from Abingdon, Virginia.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

Place beans, water and garlic in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p11

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 66 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 113mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1/2 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/3 cup minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon butter, melted
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  1. Place beans, water and garlic in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-5 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Stir in the remaining ingredients. Yield: 4 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Originally published as Garlic Green Beans in Light & Tasty June/July 2002, p11

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BeboJoy User ID: 7950912 97294
Reviewed Aug. 23, 2014

"quick and delicious. Will cook for about 3 min in an 1100 micro. Use cilantrillo instead of parsley and EVOO instead of butter"

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ConnieK User ID: 282614 79298
Reviewed Nov. 22, 2012

"Great side dish. Simple and fast to make. Will be making this as a side often in the future."

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valanddansmith User ID: 988113 41800
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2012

"quick and tasty... Used a bag of frozen sugar snap peas and just cooked them according to the package directions, and then tossed them with the other ingredients."

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dnaleri User ID: 566296 41792
Reviewed Mar. 6, 2009

"Isn't there a step left out in this recipe?"

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