Garlic Butter Green Beans

garlic butter beans

This Garlic Butter Green Beans recipe from Taste of Home Healthy Recipes is a healthy favorite for Erika Niehoff of Eveleth, Minnesota when she’s looking for an easy side dish for dinner.

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  • Serves 4


    • 1 pound fresh green beans
    • 1 garlic clove, minced
    • 1 tablespoon butter
    • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
    • 1/2 teaspoon sugar
    • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 7-9 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a small nonstick saucepan, cook garlic in butter until tender. Remove from the heat; stir in the lemon juice, sugar and pepper.

Transfer the beans to a serving bowl; add garlic butter and stir to coat. 
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