Basil-Garlic Green Beans
These are a result of getting my son, Mark, to eat green beans. He loves them extra garlicky. —Jenny Witcraft, Cleveland, Ohio.
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 3 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
- 5 tablespoons reduced-fat butter, cubed
- 6 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon dried basil
- Place beans in a large Dutch oven and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and keep warm.
- In the same pan, melt butter. Add garlic; cook for 1 minute or until golden brown. Add basil and beans; toss to coat.
Editor's NoteThis recipe was tested with Land O'Lakes light stick butter.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 56 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 37mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1/2 fat.
Originally published as Garlic Garlic Green Beans in Light & Tasty December/January 2008
Dec 10, 2015
Nicely seasoned. The garlic is not overwhelming like I thought they would be.
Jan 8, 2012
It was fast, easy, and everyone with dietary limits could eat it. It was a bid hit!