• 9 Ratings

This recipe offers a fresh mix of garlic, green beans, and parsley for a delicious side dish that is elegant enough to serve at a special meal but easy enough to make for a weeknight supper.

Source: Better Homes and Gardens
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Fill large pot with water; bring to rolling boil. Add 1 tablespoon salt and the beans. Cook, uncovered, for 5 to 8 minutes or until tender but still vibrant green and slightly resistant to the bite. Drain beans; immediately submerge in bowl of lightly salted ice water to stop cooking and set color. When thoroughly chilled, drain well. Cover and chill up to 24 hours.

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  • In a wide skillet heat butter over medium-high heat until hot and foaming. Add beans. Cook, tossing often, until heated through. Sprinkle with garlic and parsley, a generous amount of salt, and a few grinds of black pepper. Cook 1 minute longer, tossing frequently to distribute flavorings and avoid burning the garlic. Sprinkle with additional parsley. Serve immediately. Makes 6 to 8 servings.

To serve right away:

Omit chill green beans.

Nutrition Facts

90 calories; 6 g total fat; 4 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 2 g monounsaturated fat; 15 mg cholesterol; 80 mg sodium. 231 mg potassium; 9 g carbohydrates; 4 g fiber; 2 g sugar; 2 g protein; 972 IU vitamin a; 16 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 1 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 28 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 50 mg calcium; 1 mg iron;

Reviews

9 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 4
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 0
  • 1 star values: 0