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Garlic Butter Green Beans

These Garlic Butter Green Beans are fast and easy to make and on the table in less than 20 minutes.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time13 mins
Course: Sides
Servings: 2 -4
Author: Kristi


  • 1/2 pound fresh green beans ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon cracked black pepper


  • Cover bottom of skillet with water, enough to cover beans. Heat water on high until hot, then turn down to medium-high. Add green beans and cook for 5 minutes until tender.
  • Remove from heat, drain water and place pan back on stove.
  • Add butter, garlic, salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes until done, stirring frequently.
  • Serve while hot.