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Easy Sauteed Green Beans Recipe With Garlic (20 Minutes)

One Pot Sauteed Green Beans Recipe

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Quick, easy sauteed green beans recipe- A 20 minute side dish made with simple ingredients in one pot on stovetop. Fresh beans are pan fried with butter, oil, garlic.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword sauteed green beans
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Servings 4 People
Calories 83
Author Abeer


  • 1.5 tbsp Olive oil
  • 1.5 tbsp Butter Unsalted
  • 1 pound Green beans Fresh, Washed, Patted dry, Ends trimmed
  • 2 tbsp Garlic Finely minced
  • Salt To taste
  • Pepper To taste
  • 1/4 tsp Red chili flakes Optional


  • Heat oil and butter in a large nonstick pan over medium high heat.
  • Add green beans and cook for about 8 minutes, mixing often, until they become tender. Some beans will become golden brown. 
  • Add garlic, salt, pepper, red chili flakes and cook for an additional 2-3 minutes until garlic is golden brown and fragrant. 
  • Remove from heat and garnish with fresh cilantro, parsley, toasted almonds e.t.c (Optional). Enjoy!


  • Read all my tips above.
  • Tastes best and crisp when served fresh but leftovers can be stored in a sealed container in the fridge for up to 2 days. 


Calories: 83kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 255mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 915IU | Vitamin C: 15.1mg | Calcium: 49mg | Iron: 1.2mg