Sautéed Garlic Green Beans

Sautéed Garlic Green Beans

This nutritious and delicious side dish, made from simple ingredients, adds elegance to any meal! Include it on the holiday menu this year — just be sure to make enough for everyone to have seconds!

Learn about more ways to prepare vegetables in "Five Ways to Cook Healthy, Tasty Veggies."
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6 servings

Serving size:
1/6 of total recipe


  • Large skillet
  • Large pot
  • Tongs
  • Cutting board
  • Chef’s knife

1. In a pot of 3-4 cups of boiling water, add 1/2 teaspoon salt, broth, and green beans. Boil the green beans until just tender, about 7-10 minutes. Place in a bowl and set aside.

2. In a large skillet, heat 1 tablespoon of olive oil or use the fat-free spray to cook onions until they are translucent. Add the garlic and let it cook for about 2 minutes.

3. Add the green beans and toss with the onions and garlic. Sprinkle in the red pepper flakes, and season with salt and pepper to taste.

4. Pour green beans in a serving bowl and squirt with lemon juice and top with lemon zest, if desired.

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 72 calories, Carbohydrates: 10 g, Protein: 3 g, Fat: 2 g

Copyright T’ara Smith.



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