1 pound fresh green beans, ends trimmed and snapped in half
3 tablespoons butter or margarine
3 cloves garlic, minced
2 pinches lemon pepper
1. Place green beans into a large skillet and cover with water; bring to a boil. Reduce heat to medium-low and simmer until beans start to soften, about 5 minutes.
2. Drain water. Add butter to green beans; cook and stir until butter is melted, 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Cook and stir garlic with green beans until garlic is tender and fragrant, 3 to 4 minutes. Season with lemon pepper and salt.
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This recipe and blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens. Photo courtesy of Architect Mom. Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.