These sauteed green beans are the best way to cook green beans. It is a quick and easy method that makes perfectly tender and delicious garlic green beans. These make the perfect side dish for dinner and can be saved an reheated for another meal.
1/8tspsalt- or to taste
1/8tsppepper- or to taste
toasted pine nuts
crushed red pepper flakes
fresh chopped parsley
Rinse and dry the green beans completely. Break or cut off the ends of each bean.
Heat 1 tbsp of olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Once heated add the green beans and cook for 6-7 minutes for thin green beans, or 8-9 minutes for thick green beans, stirring regularly until they begin to soften and brown slightly on the outside.
Use a garlic press to press in the garlic. Then stir in the salt and pepper to taste and cook and additional 2 minutes. Remove from the heat.
Garnish as desired and serve.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days and reheat well in the microwave or stove top.Dietary Considerations:This recipe is naturally: