Sauteed green beans Recipe
How to make Green Beans Recipe
These sauteed green beans are the best way to cook green beans. It is a quick and easy method that makes perfectly tender and delicious garlic green beans. These make the perfect side dish for dinner and can be saved an reheated for another meal.
Ingredients for Green Beans Recipe
1 tbsp olive oil
12 oz green beans
2 cloves garlic fresh
1/8 tsp salt - or to taste
1/8 tsp pepper - or to taste
toasted pine nuts
crushed red pepper flakes
fresh chopped parsley
Rinse and dry the green beans completely.
Break or cut off the ends of each bean.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
Once heated add the green beans and
cook for 6-7 minutes for thin green beans,
or 8-9 minutes for thick green beans,
stirring regularly until they begin to soften and brown slightly on the outside.
Use a garlic press to press in the garlic.
Then stir in the salt and pepper to taste and cook and additional 2 minutes.
Remove from the heat.
Garnish as desired and serve it.
What are green beans good for?
Green beans are high in vitamin K, and they also contain a decent amount of calcium. These nutrients are important for maintaining strong, healthy bones and reducing your risk of fractures. Getting enough folate isn't just important during pregnancy. The B vitamin is also important for reducing depression.