Skillet Garlic Butter Green Beans
Skillet Garlic Butter Green Beans are buttery, crispy but tender, and add a gorgeous pop of fresh green to your plate. They're the perfect simple side dish!
- 2 tablespoons butter, divided
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1½ pounds green beans, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon minced garlic
- ½ teaspoon salt, or to taste
- fresh ground black pepper, to taste
- ¼ cup water
Melt 1 tablespoon butter and heat 1 tablespoon olive oil in a large skillet set over medium-high heat.
Stir in the green beans and cook, stirring often, for about 6 minutes, or until beans start to char.
Stir in the garlic and salt and cook for about 20 seconds, or until fragrant.
Add water; cover and cook covered for 2 minutes, or until the beans are crisp tender and water has evaporated.
Remove lid and add remaining tablespoon of butter; stir around until melted.
Add cracked pepper and stir around; taste for seasonings and adjust accordingly.
Remove from heat and serve.
Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 234mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 899IU | Vitamin C: 14mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg