How to cook sautéed green beans with garlic | Green Bean Sauté Recipe


Sauteed green beans is a very delicious and easy to make side dish. First green beans gets blanched then sauteed in skillet with olive oil, butter, garlic and other few ingredients. It gives crispy and tender texture to beans. This is a perfect side dish recipe which is very flavorful and easy to make. Try this healthy and delicious side dish at home.


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Garlic Sauteed Green Beans Recipe

Sautéed Green Beans is one of the easiest and quickest dishes to make. This recipe uses very few ingredients, and its taste makes it a perfect side dish. Garlic and butter enhance its taste. Try this delicious yet healthy recipe at home.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 2 People


  • 200 gm green beans
  • 1 tbsp oil
  • 1 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp garlic, crushed
  • 1 tsp black pepper powder
  • tsp salt
  • 1 tbsp lime juice


  • Wash the beans well with fresh water. Pat them dry with a paper towel and trim their ends.
  • Add 3 cups water to a pot and keep it to boil on a medium flame.
  • Add the green beans in the boiling water. Add 1 tsp salt and let them cook for 3-4 min. Use a colander and drain the water.
  • Transfer the green beans to ice-cold water and let them cool down.
  • Heat 1 tbsp olive oil and 1 tbsp butter in a skillet on a medium flame.
  • Once the butter melts, add 1 tbsp crushed garlic and fry till it turns a little brownish.
  • Add the beans and mix them well. Fry them for 2 min. Add 1 tsp black pepper powder, ¼ tsp salt and mix well. Cook for another 1 min.
  • Transfer the beans to a bowl, add 1 tbsp lemon juice, and toss well. Serve them warm.


  • Trim the ends of the beans before you cook them. To do this faster, hold them in a bunch and line them up so that all the stems are together. Use a knife or kitchen scissors to cut their ends.
  • Don’t cook the beans for longer than needed.
  • If you want, you can skip the blanching step. Blanching the beans helps to retain the color
  • Add more butter or garlic if you like. If you prefer, you can only use olive oil to cook the beans and not add the butter. However, butter enhances its taste.
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