Sautéed Green Beans…A Fresh Recipe From Sweet Basil

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Sautéed Green Beans


Fresh green beans, ends removed and halved

3 cloves of garlic, coarsely chopped

sunflower oil (or olive oil)

herbs 2- 3 pinches (basil, thyme, oregano)

salt and pepper to taste


Rinse green beans. Using a pair of scissors, cut both ends from green beans, and then cut each bean in half. Remove 3 cloves of garlic from the bulb, peel and coarsely chop the cloves.

Place green beans, garlic, herbs and salt and pepper into a large sauté pan. Generously drizzle oil over beans, and toss completely.

Heat over a medium high heat, stirring occasionally, for about 8-10 minutes, or until tips begin to darken and become crispy.

Enjoy! Matthew 11:28

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This recipe, photo and blog post by Tisha Johnson Matthews, of Sweet Basil Farm & Gardens.Special thanks to J. David Matthews, of Barnesville, Georgia for support and patience with all that I try and test.

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