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Garlic Green Beans are a family favorite side dish recipe. They're super easy to make with a few simple ingredients like fresh green beans, garlic, butter and fresh parsley and are pretty quick to! Easy enough for weeknight dinner but special enough to serve for holiday dinners as well!

Easy Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans are a family favorite side dish recipe. They're super easy to make with a few simple ingredients like fresh green beans, garlic, butter and fresh parsley and are pretty quick to! Easy enough for weeknight dinner but special enough to serve for holiday dinners as well! 

Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword garlic green beans
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 25 minutes
Author Sylviane Reepmaker

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cleaned and trimmed
  • 2-4 Tablespoons salted butter (you can halve it with olive oil if you want to make it a bit healthier)
  • 3-4 cloves fresh garlic, minced or pressed
  • 1/4 cup fresh parsley, chopped
  • Kosher salt, to taste
  • Ground black pepper. to taste

Instructions

  1. Blanch the green beans for around 7-8 minutes and drain well. Run under cold water to stop cooking.

  2. In a saute pan, melt the butter over medium-high heat.

  3. Add the garlic and saute for 3-4 minutes, stirring frequently until fragrant.

  4. Add the beans and the parsley and mix all together.

  5. Season with salt and pepper to taste and serve immediately.

Recipe Notes

Please note- like all the best family recipes, there are no true amounts, it all goes by taste (and really, I always encourage you to taste your food as you go along!). That being said, the measurements given are based on how I make it when I cook it for my family. Feel free to adjust the amounts as per your preference.