Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

Fresh herbed green beans! Love the garlic!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook green beans in boiling water until crisp tender, 6 minutes; drain and place in cold water to cool quickly; drain again.
  2. Heat oil in pot over medium-high heat.
  3. Add garlic, stir 30 seconds.
  4. Add beans, saute until heated- 8 minutes.
  5. Add basil, stir 2 minutes.
  6. Season with salt and pepper.


Most Helpful

Excellent recipe....beans are semi-crips and the basil and garlic are superb! Easy as well

Gene-O March 29, 2003

Delicious way to fix green beans. I used home-canned green beans they worked real good. Am anxious to try them this summer with fresh green beans from the garden, Steph, Thank you for the recipe.

Barb Gertz March 05, 2003

Love this recipe, SO easy and perfect when you want a simple veggie side dish!

jhathaway March 18, 2010

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