Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

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Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

This quick and easy Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic recipe is perfect for a weeknight dinner or holiday table. Fresh green beans make this recipe a snap and it pairs perfectly with a variety of main courses.

Green beans are low in calories and rich in essential nutrients, including vitamins like A, C, and K, as well as minerals like potassium and folate. They are also a good source of dietary fiber, which can aid digestion and promote a feeling of fullness.

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic are incredibly versatile and can be seasoned and paired with various herbs, spices, and other ingredients. You can also add them to stir-fries, salads, pasta dishes, and more. They will offer a delicious and nutritious addition to your meals.

When sautéing green beans, try to avoid overcooking them to preserve their nutrients and texture. Sauté them briefly in a healthy cooking oil (like olive oil) with some garlic and seasonings for a flavorful and nutritious side dish.

This recipe has quick cooking method that retains green beans vibrant color and crisp texture. It requires minimal preparation and cooking time, making it a convenient option for busy families.

Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

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Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

This Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic recipe is light, healthy, and easy! And, is offers a delicious and nutritious addition to any meal.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 6


Blanched Green Beans:

  • 500g (16oz) green beans
  • 1 teaspoon salt

For Sautéing:

  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 4 fresh garlic cloves (finely minced)
  • ¼ teaspoon salt (or to taste)
  • Pinch black pepper
  • Red pepper flakes (optional) (to taste)


  • Blanch: Bring a large saucepan of water to the boil with 1 teaspoon of salt. Add green beans, cook for 4 minutes, drain, and rinse under cold water. Shake off excess water.
  • Sauté: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add green beans and garlic. Stir for about 2 minutes until the garlic is golden and crispy. Add salt and pepper, then toss.
  • Transfer beans to a serving dish. Sprinkle the red pepper flakes and serve warm.
Keyword green beans, sautéed green beans, sautéed green beans with garlic

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