Garlic Green Beans


Garlicky deliciousness.   A good side dish for any occasion but this year, these will be on the thanksgiving table.  They can be blanched ahead of time and sauted before dinner.  Can also easily be doubled or tripled to feed a larger group.  

Serves 4.

Garlic Green Beans

1 lb green beans, trimmed

1 teaspoon oil

1/4 teaspoon red chile flakes

2 garlic cloves, grated


Blanche green beans is salted boiling water for no longer than 2 minutes.  Drain and rinse with cold water.  Set aside.

In a large skillet, heat oil over medium high heat.  Add green beans, chile flakes and grated garlic.  Saute until cooked through.  Don't burn the garlic.  Salt to taste.