Butter Garlic Green Beans


Fresh green beans were on sale recently and I was looking for something other than the usual cook in the slow cooker with bacon and potatoes way I make them. Everyone in my family raved about these and they will be a staple from now on.

Butter Garlic Green Beans

Recipe by Micha

Delicious buttery, garlicky green beans topped with coarse salt and cracked black pepper.

Prep time: 20 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Total time: 40 minutes


  • 3/4 to 1 pound Fresh Green Beans
  • 3 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 or 2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup water
  • Fresh cracked black pepper
  • Kosher or coarse sea salt

Cooking Directions

Snap stems of the green beans and break into smaller pieces if desired. Bring a large pot of water to a boil, add salt and the beans. Cook for 3-5 minutes or until almost as tender as desired.

Remove beans using a slotted spoon and plunge immediately into a bowl filled with ice water.

In a skillet melt butter, and cook garlic until fragrant. Add the 1/4 cup of water and the drained green beans. Cook until heated through, stirring occasionally. Season with coarse salt and cracked black pepper, serve hot.

Adapted from Mommy’s Kitchen

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  1. Perfect! OH how I love to dress up veggies. We will enjoy this soon. Thanks for linking up at Weekend Potluck.


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