These easy Sautéed Green Beans are a healthy and tasty side dish that's quick and can be made year round using fresh or frozen green beans. This recipe is gluten free and easily made dairy free & vegan.
Prep Time 5minutes
Cook Time 7minutes
Total Time 12minutes
1poundgreen beans fresh or frozen
1/4teaspoonred pepper flakes
If the green beans are fresh, snap or cut the ends off. [Usually, the frozen ones already have ends removed]
Fill a large skillet half way with water. Bring to a boil. Once water is boiling, add green beans. Stir and boil for 2 minutes.
Meanwhile, fill a large bowl with ice water.
After the green beans have boiled 2 minutes, transfer them to the bowl of ice water.
Dump the boiling water out of the skillet and heat over medium-high heat. Add butter and garlic.
Drain green beans.
Once butter has melted, add drained green beans. Sauté for about 5 minutes until crisp-tender.
Season with red pepper flakes and salt. Enjoy!
*Use olive oil for vegan alternative.
Recipe from Living Well Kitchen https://blog.memeinge.com/sauteed-green-beans/