Garlic and Thyme Green Beans

Garlic and Thyme Green Beans Recipe
Photo: Annabelle Breakey
Sometimes the simplest of recipes are the most delicious. Plenty of garlic, some thyme, and really fresh green beans add up to more than the sum of their parts.


Serves 4
Total time: 25 Minutes

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Recipe Time

Total: 25 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 85
Caloriesfromfat 38 %
Protein 3.1 g
Fat 3.6 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Carbohydrate 13 g
Fiber 2.9 g
Sodium 155 mg
Cholesterol 0.0 mg


1 tablespoon olive oil
1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons minced garlic
1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Heat oil in a large frying pan over medium heat. Add green beans and cook, stirring occasionally, until starting to soften and brown, about 8 minutes. Add garlic and cook until fragrant, another 2 minutes. Remove from heat and add remaining ingredients, stirring well.

Note: Nutritional analysis is per serving.

Lynn Thomasson, Kelseyville, CA,


July 2009
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