Sautéed Green Beans with Garlic

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  • 1 pound beans, ends trimmed
  • Kosher salt
  • 2 Tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves , finely minced
  • Black pepper


  1. Blanch beans: Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil with 1 teaspoon of salt. Add beans, cook for 4 minutes (they will turn bright green), drain, then rinse under cold tap water to cool. Shake off excess water.
  2. Sauté: Heat oil in a large skillet over medium high heat. Add green beans and garlic. Stir for 2 minutes until the garlic is golden and crispy. Add 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper, then toss.