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Healthy Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

Healthy Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic, a delicious side dish that can be prepared quickly before your meal is ready. I guarantee you that these green beans are going to be a hit this Thanksgiving.

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Romanian
Keyword: thanksgiving side dishes
Servings: 2 people
Calories: 96 kcal
Author: Daniela Apostol
  • 220 g green beans
  • 1 tablespoon butter (or olive oil)
  • 5 cloves of garlic
  • teaspoon salt
  • black pepper to taste
  • 1 tablespoon chopped parsley
  • 1 tablespoon chopped dill
  1. Trim the fresh green beans and cut them in half if needed.

  2. In a pan of water, add a pinch of salt and the green beans and boil for about 15 minutes until they are tender. 

  3. Drain the water and set aside.

  4. Peel and chop the garlic finely, or mash with a garlic presser.

  5. Melt the butter in a pan over a medium heat, add the garlic and fry for about 10-15 seconds, then add the green beans and stir well.

  6. Add the parsley and dill, season with salt and pepper, then turn off the heat and cover the pan with a lid and let rest for 5 minutes.

  7. Serve hot.

Recipe Notes
  • To see the measurements in cups and ounces, please click on the US CUSTOMARY link.
  • The amount of ingredients listed can be adjusted depending on the number of servings you need, just click on the number next to SERVINGS.
  • The fresh green beans can be replaced with frozen green beans, just thaw them before sauteeing.


Nutrition Facts
Healthy Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic
Amount Per Serving
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 54
% Daily Value*
Fat 6g9%
Saturated Fat 3g15%
Cholesterol 15mg5%
Sodium 205mg9%
Potassium 262mg7%
Carbohydrates 10g3%
Fiber 3g12%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 1095IU22%
Vitamin C 18.3mg22%
Calcium 54mg5%
Iron 1.4mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.