Savory String Beans

Savory String Beans

Savory String Beans

Prep Time

10 minutes

Cook Time

5 minutes


6 people

Fresh beans and fresh garlic are what make this side dish so good.

Why Try? This recipe is so simple, why wouldn’t you try it?

This dish can be made ahead, cooled in ice, drained, and set aside in a covered container for reheating later.


  • 1 1/2 pounds tender green beans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 or 3 small garlic cloves, peeled
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • 1 Melt butter and olive oil with the garlic
  • 2 Cook green beans in a large pot of boiling water until just tender, about 3 to 5 minutes.
  • 3 Drain and toss with garlic butter and seasonings.
  • 4 Serve immediately.


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