Garlicky Green Beans


This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

I grew up thinking that canned green beans were better than fresh.

To be honest, I still have a hard time with fresh green beans unless they are seasoned up or cooked in a delicious way. (Probably why I’m a fan of this Bacon Wrapped Green Bean recipe as well).  This is why I am so excited to share this super easy recipe that I snagged from The Family Cooks. My kids were holding tight to their green bean bias but my husband, a self-proclaimed “not a green bean guy” really liked them!

The garlic-soy glaze gives some serious flavor that I was loving. This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

At first I was afraid of those little garlic chunks, thinking they’d be too much flavor but after getting a taste of a few, I found myself digging around for them.

I’m so excited for you guys to try this one!!

Start with some fresh green beans and snap off the ends. This is a good task for your kids if you’re wanting them to help with some dinner prep, by the way.

This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

Heat up a large skillet and add enough oil to coat the bottom. I used olive oil but it got a little smokey since the heat needs to be high. Another option would be avocado oil. Vegetable oil will work but it’s a bit more processed. It’s up to you!

After the oil is heated up, add in your garlic and give it a stir for a minute or so.

SMELLS. SO. GOOD.

Toss in the green beans and stir-fry them in that garlic-goodness for 3-4 minutes.

This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

When they are starting to get a bit tender, drizzle the soy sauce over it all.

You are officially done.

Seriously, that’s it!This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

Garlicky Green Beans
 
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Serves: ¾ lb
Ingredients
  • 2-3 tablespoons Avocado oil or other high heat oil for the pan (peanut, grapeseed, or vegetable)
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, minced or pushed through a garlic press
  • ¾ pound fresh green beans, tips pinches off
  • 3 tablespoons soy sauce
Instructions
  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Drizzle enough oil to cover the bottom of the pan.
  2. Add the garlic and cook, stirring the whole time, until it turns a golden-brownish. (About 30-60 seconds).
  3. Add the green beans and stir-fry about 3-4 minutes. They should still be a tad crisp (not limp).
  4. Add the soy sauce and toss the beans to completely coat.
  5. Serve right away!

 

Enjoy!

This healthy, family-friendly green bean recipe is delicious! The soy-garlic combination packs so major flavor that will change the way you think about this green vegetable!

 


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