Green Beans Aglio Olio (with Garlic and Olive Oil)

READY IN: 15mins
Recipe by Kozmic Blues

Simple and delicious. A true Italian staple for any dinner. This is just about the only way my mother and grandmother cooked their vegetables!

Top Review by Mom05

I enjoyed making this recipe. You could even add diced tomatoes to it.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Steam beans over a pot of boiling water, or in a veggie steamer, for about 5 minutes.
  2. Feel free to steam more or less, depending on how your family likes their veggies cooked.
  3. Keep in mind that you will also be sautéing the beans in the next step.
  4. In a large saute pan, heat olive oil.
  5. Add the garlic and saute for about 45 seconds to impart its flavors into the oil.
  6. Before the garlic begins to brown, add the red pepper flakes and green beans to the pan and cook for another 5 minutes, or until cooked to your liking.
  7. Season with salt and pepper and serve.

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