Cook beans in boiling salted water to cover 5 minutes or just until tender. Drain well.
Cook half of garlic in 1 Tbsp. hot oil in a Dutch oven over medium heat 1 minute or until golden. Add half of beans, and sprinkle with 1/2 tsp. salt and 1/4 tsp. pepper. Cook, stirring constantly, 3 minutes. Transfer to a serving dish. Repeat procedure with remaining garlic, oil, beans, salt, and pepper.
I made these beans last Thanksgiving and they were a big hit. Easy and delicious! I'm making them a tradition for our holiday meals, and throughout the year!.