Green beans with garlic

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Green beans with garlic
Green beans with garlic
Pork chops braised in red wine with Swiss potatoes & garlicky green beans
Servings:Serves 2
Calories per serving:96
Ready in:10 minutes
Prep. time:5 minutes
Cook time:5 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st October 2012

This tasty accompaniment is quick to make and can easily be altered to suit your particular taste.

We frequently make this recipe with french green beans, but any long bean would work, including runner beans. Boil or steam them so they are cooked to to your liking and then quickly coat in garlicky butter.


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Mise en place

3 minutes for al-dente

5 minutes for soggy

timed from dropping into already boiling water


  1. Drain the beans well or they will splatter when you fry them
  2. Heat the oil / butter in a heavy based frying pan over a medium heat
  3. Add a few twists of black pepper and once it is sizzling, add the Crushed garlic
  4. Stir the garlic and before it begins to colour, add the beans
  5. Mix well and stir-fry for 2 or three minutes, stirring regularly
  6. Serve immediately


When you add the beans, try adding one of the following as well:

Also give Green beans with soy and sesame a try, it's fast becoming one of my favourites.

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