Pesto Green Beans

Total Time
10 mins
10 mins

I'm always looking for simple vegetable side dishes for my picky kids. They love this one, and it's quick and really simple. If I know I'm going to be pressed for time, I'll trim the ends of the green beans the night before. Use your favorite jarred pesto. Adapted from Southern Living Ultimate Quick and Easy.

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  1. Arrange green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-low heat.
  3. Stir in garlic, pesto and salt. Saute 2 minutes or until thoroughly heated.
  4. Toss butter mixture with beans in a bowl.
  5. Serve immediately.