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Garlic-Tarragon Green Beans

Yield Makes 12 servings
Make these green beans the next time you serve turkey for a complete and hearty meal.

Ingredients

  • 2 quarts water
  • 2 tablespoons salt
  • 2 pounds thin fresh green beans
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried tarragon leaves
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bring 2 quarts water and 2 tablespoons salt to a boil in a Dutch oven; add beans. Cook 6 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

  2. Sauté garlic and tarragon in hot oil in Dutch oven over medium heat 2 to 3 minutes or until garlic is tender. (Do not brown garlic.) Add beans, salt, and pepper, and cook, stirring constantly, 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.