Garlic Green Beans

Southern Living
Garlic Green BeansRecipe
Photo: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen
Dress up humble green beans with a little garlic, butter, salt, pepper, and olive oil for a simple side dish that's sure to draw rave reviews.
Makes 6 to 8 servings

Ingredients

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1 1/2 pounds tiny green beans (haricots verts), trimmed
1 tablespoon butter
1 tablespoon olive oil
3 garlic cloves, minced
1 teaspoon kosher salt
1 teaspoon freshly ground pepper

Preparation

Prep: 15 Minutes
Cook: 8 Minutes

1. Cook green beans in boiling salted water to cover 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge green beans into ice water to stop the cooking process, and drain.

2. Melt butter with oil in a medium skillet over medium-high heat; add green beans, garlic, salt, and pepper, and sauté 4 to 5 minutes or until thoroughly heated.

Created date

June 2007