Garlic Green Beans

Garlic Green Beans

Kalamata olives and oregano lend a Greek flavor to garden-fresh beans. It's a speedy 20-minute recipe!

Prep Time

10

Minutes

Total Time

20

Minutes

Makes

6

servings

1
pound green beans
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
2
teaspoons chopped fresh or 1/2 teaspoon dried oregano leaves
1
teaspoon finely chopped garlic
1/4
teaspoon salt
1/4
cup pitted Kalamata olives, cut in half
  1. Place beans in 1 inch of water in 2-quart sauce-pan. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
  2. Heat butter, oregano, garlic and salt in same saucepan over medium heat 1 to 2 minutes. Add beans and olives; toss to coat.
Makes 6 servings
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time-Saver
Try ready-to-use chopped garlic to save a few minutes of prep.
Special Touch
If you have both green and yellow beans, use equal amounts of each in this recipe.
Did You Know?
Oregano, popular in Mediterranean cooking, has a pungent flavor and smell. This popular "pizza" herb was almost unknown in the United States until soldiers returning from overseas during World War II sang the praises of this herb.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 50
    • (Calories from Fat 25),
  • Total Fat 3g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,),
  • Cholesterol 5mg;
  • Sodium 210mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 5g
    • (Dietary Fiber 2g,
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1 Vegetable;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 0;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.