Today I’m sharing my favorite side dish, garlic green beans. I make these three times a week on average. No exaggeration. If you’ve stayed at my house for any length of time you’ve probably had them.
While green beans can often be bland these are absolutely not. They are garlicky (That’s a word. I checked.) and you will love them. My sister in-law, who hates beans of all kinds, swears these are the only ones she’ll eat.
And wouldn’t you know it, they’re Whole 30 approved.
I prefer frozen fine green beans for this recipe. Fine means pretty thin. You knew that. I’m saying it anyway. The bag I buy at Sam’s Club actually says fine green beans on it and includes four 16 oz bags inside the giant bag (a must when you make them as much as I do). And yes, of course you can use fresh green beans but your cooking time may vary slightly.
Warning: I rarely make a single batch. I usually double it up because we demolish them.
What are you waiting for? Get cooking!
- 2 Tbsp Olive Oil
- 16 Oz Frozen Fine Green Beans
- 1 Generous Tbsp Garlic, minced
- In a nonstick pan add your green beans and olive oil. Cover with a lid. Cook for 10-15 minutes on medium heat. Stir often as the green beans will stick to the pan. You want to continue to move those browned green beans to the top so that the others start to brown too.
- Lower heat to low. Add your garlic. Stir. Cover. Cook for another 2-4 minutes. You'll know they're done when all of them have gone from that really bright green to a more darker shade.
- And serve the next night.
- And maybe the next night. Because they're just that good.
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