Garlicky Green Beans

Number of Servings: 8 (126 g)
Active Time: 30 min.
Total Time: 30 min.
Garlicky Green Beans

The green beans are quickly boiled until tender but still crispy and then submerged in an ice bath to stop the cooking process and keep them looking bright and green. Paired with the great flavors of garlic and herbs, these beans making a stunning side for any meal.

Tip: If you want to make these quickly for an event, blanche the beans (boil and cool) and store in the fridge until you’re ready to fry them up.


  • 2 lbs. green beans, trimmed
  • 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  • 3 Tbsp. minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp. chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 Tbsp. chopped fresh tarragon
  • ½ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Place a large bowl of ice water next to the stove.
  2. Add the green beans to the boiling water and cook until tender-crisp, about 4 minutes.
  3. Transfer the beans with a slotted spoon to the ice water to cool. Drain well when completely cool. Stop at this step if you’re blanching the beans in advance for later frying.
  4. Heat oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add garlic and cook, stirring constantly, until fragrant (30 seconds). Add the green beans, parsley, tarragon, salt, and pepper and cook, stirring, until heated through (1-3 minutes).

Nutrition Facts

8 servings per container

Serving Size 126 g

Amount per serving
Calories 100
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 4%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 0.5g
Monounsaturated Fat 3.5g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 7%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 11%
Total Sugars 4g
Includes 0g Added Sugars 0%
Sugar Alcohol 0g
Other Carbohydrate 1g
Protein 2g
Vitamin D 0mcg 0%
Calcium 45.8mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 8%
Potassium 250mg 6%
Vitamin A 45.4mcg 6%
Vitamin C 15.8mg 20%
Vitamin E 1.2mg 8%
Vitamin K 74.9mcg 60%
Thiamin 0.1mg 8%
Riboflavin 0.1mg 10%
Niacin 1.2mg 8%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg 10%
Folate 40mcg 10%
Vitamin B12 0mcg 0%
Biotin 1.1mcg 4%
Chloride 10.2mg 0%
Pantothenate 0.3mg 6%
Phosphorus 44.4mg 4%
Iodine 0mcg 0%
Magnesium 29.6mg 8%
Zinc 0.3mg 2%
Selenium 0.7mcg 2%
Copper 0.1mg 10%
Manganese 0.3mg 10%
Chromium 0mcg 0%
Molybdenum 5.7mcg 15%

* The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a serving of food contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.


Green Beans, Garlic, Olive Oil, Parsley, Salt, Tarragon.

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