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String Beans with Garlic and Oil Recipe

String Beans with Garlic and Oil
String Beans with Garlic and Oil
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String Beans with Garlic and Oil Recipe

String Beans with Garlic and Oil

I was never a fan of string beans until I learned how to cook them properly. Now I love them. The trick is not to overcook them. This is a quick, healthy side dish for all you garlic lovers out there.

String Beans with Garlic and Oil

Servings: 4 • Serving Size: 1/4 of the recipe  • Points +: 3 • Smart Points: 2

Calories: 99 • Fat: 7 g • Protein: 2 g • Carbs: 9 g • Fiber: 4 g • Sugar: 0 g

Sodium: 7 mg (without salt) • Cholesterol: 0 mgs

 

Ingredients

 

1 lb fresh string beans, washed, ends trimmed

2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

4 cloves garlic, sliced thin

salt and fresh pepper

 

Instructions

Bring a large saucepan filled with 1 inch of water to a boil. Lower a steamer basket filled with the green beans into it, tightly cover the pan, and steam for 4-5 minutes (don’t overcook), until the beans are tender crisp. Drain.

In a saute pan heat olive oil. Add garlic and cook until golden. Add string beans, salt and fresh pepper to taste and toss well.

 

Keywords: String Beans with Garlic and Oil

Written by antoine

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