Sauteed Green Beans with Garlic

  • 8 oz. green beans , trimmed
  • 1 tsp. salt

  • 1 Tbs. extra virgin olive oil (or butter)
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 1 pinch black pepper

Blanch beans: Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 1 teaspoon of salt. Add beans, cook for 4 minutes (they will turn bright green), drain, then rinse under cold tap water to cool. (There's really no need to shock in ice water). Shake off excess water.

Sauté: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add green beans and garlic. Toss or stir for 2 minutes until the garlic is golden and crispy. Add salt and pepper, then toss.

Transfer beans to serving dish. Serve warm!

To prepare ahead: Blanch beans, cool and dry, store in fridge until needed. Sauté with garlic and oil as outlined above when ready to cook.

Date Added:July 11, 2023
Classification:Side Dishes
Course:Side Dish



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