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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.

Recipe by Southern Living July 2007

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Credit: William Dickey; Styling: Rose Nguyen

Recipe Summary test

prep:
15 mins
cook:
8 mins
total:
23 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 to 8 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

Chef's Notes

Blanch the green beans (Step 1) up to a day ahead. When you are ready to prepare supper, just toss the green beans in the skillet and sauté.

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