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Zesty Garlic Green Beans Recipe

Zesty Garlic Green Beans Recipe

These green beans travel so well because they can either be served at room temperature or reheated at the party. —Christine Bergman, Suwanee, Georgia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min. YIELD:10 servings


  • 2 tablespoons oil from oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes
  • 1 cup sliced sweet onion
  • 1/2 cup oil-packed sun-dried tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons lemon-pepper seasoning
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen french-style green beans


  • 1. In a Dutch oven, heat oil over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until tender. Add tomatoes, garlic and lemon pepper; cook and stir 2 minutes longer.
  • 2. Stir in frozen green beans; cook, covered 7-9 minutes or until heated through, stirring occasionally. Uncover; cook 2-3 minutes longer or until liquid is almost evaporated. Yield: 10 servings.

Nutritional Facts

2/3 cup: 76 calories, 3g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 85mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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Reviewed Jan. 3, 2016

"I made these with canned green beans and they turned out fantastic. My family raved over them and asked that I make them again. The sun dried tomatoes added a unique taste that works really well."

Reviewed Aug. 6, 2013

"I agree with [email protected] they are better than the usual green bean casserole and lower in calories. I too used frozen beans."

Reviewed Dec. 4, 2012

"I made these for Thanksgiving and everyone tho't they were excellent. I used the frozen whole beans because that's what I had on hand.

WAY better than green bean casserole in my opinion! Thanks for this recipe.."

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