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Tender Garlic Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 15 min.

Makes

4 servings

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.
Tender Garlic Green Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home

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

  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.

Nutrition 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.

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