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Garlic butter sauteed green beans

Healthy fresh green beans sauteed on the skillet with garlic and butter recipe! This easy stovetop dish will become your favorite side dish at Thanksgiving, Christmas or any other family dinner. Quick and kid friendly.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter garlic green beans, sauteed green beans
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 113kcal


  • 1 lb fresh green beans trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • pinch of salt and pepper


  • Place green beans in to the large skillet. Cover them with water and let cook over medium heat for about 5 minutes.
  • Drain. Add butter to the skillet and cook, stirring for about 3 minutes. Stir in garlic and saute for 1 minute. Done!


Calories: 113kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 82mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1045IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1mg