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Garlic pepper skillet beans on a white dish topped with crispy garlic
Garlic Pepper Skillet Green Beans
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
15 mins
Free up some time in dinner or Holiday preparation with these garlic pepper skillet greens beans that come together so easily in one pot. Crunchy, punchy and just waiting to make an impact at the dinner table.
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: skillet green beans
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 101 kcal
  • 2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 tsp freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb green beans trimmed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 tsp sea salt
  • 2 tbsp water
  1. Heat oil in a large skillet (with a lid) over medium-high heat. 

  2. Add freshly ground pepper and stir to coat the pepper in the oil. 

  3. Add green beans and cook, stirring often until the beans are blistering and browning in areas, about 5 minutes. 

  4. Add minced garlic and salt and cook, stirring until the garlic is fragrant and browning, about 30 seconds. 

  5. Add water and immediately cover. Cook covered for 1-2 minutes until the beans are bright green and crisp-tender. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts
Garlic Pepper Skillet Green Beans
Amount Per Serving
Calories 101 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 298mg13%
Potassium 248mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 785IU16%
Vitamin C 14.5mg18%
Calcium 46mg5%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.