How to Make Sautéed Garlicky Green Beans

An easy vegetable dish that is done in minutes.

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How to Make Sautéed Garlicky Green Beans Recipe
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Ingredients

Ingredients

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Lets start by trimming the ends of the green beans

Lets start by trimming the ends of the green beans

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Take a pot and set it over medium heat. Add the green beans to the water as soon as the water comes to a rolling boil

Take a pot and set it over medium heat. Add the green beans to the water as soon as the water comes to a rolling boil

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Add some salt and cook the beans for 5-6 minutes. I like mine al dente.

Add some salt and cook the beans for 5-6 minutes. I like mine al dente.

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Prepare an ice bath by adding ice to a bowl with some water

Prepare an ice bath by adding ice to a bowl with some water

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After the 5 or 6 minutes remove the green beans using a slotted spoon

After the 5 or 6 minutes remove the green beans using a slotted spoon

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Immediately immerse them in the ice water. This stops them from further cooking

Immediately immerse them in the ice water. This stops them from further cooking

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let it soak in there for a few minutes.

let it soak in there for a few minutes.

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Remove the green beans once it has cooled onto another bowl

Remove the green beans once it has cooled onto another bowl

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Lets start the sauté. In a pan set over medium heat add the olive oil.

Lets start the sauté. In a pan set over medium heat add the olive oil.

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to the olive oil add the crushed garlic

to the olive oil add the crushed garlic

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Cook the garlic gently to release its flavor into the oil, don't let it burn.

Cook the garlic gently to release its flavor into the oil, don't let it burn.

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One the oil is fragrant add the green beans

One the oil is fragrant add the green beans

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stir this gently

stir this gently

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Season with salt.

Season with salt.

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and pepper

and pepper

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Add a tbs of yummy butter to finish it off. Yum. I  love butter

Add a tbs of yummy butter to finish it off. Yum. I love butter

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Let it melt

Let it melt

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stir it one last time

stir it one last time

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Serve Hot.

Serve Hot.

Ingredients

1 Pounds Fresh green beans 
3 Garlic Cloves, Minced 
1 Tablespoon Olive Oil 
1 Tablespoon Butter 
S&P to taste 
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