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Garlic pepper skillet beans on a white dish topped with crispy garlic
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4.43 from 14 votes

Garlic Pepper Skillet Green Beans

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.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: skillet green beans
Servings: 4 serves
Calories: 101kcal


  • 2 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 lb green beans trimmed
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • 2 tablespoon water


  • Heat oil in a large skillet (with a lid) over medium-high heat. 
  • Add freshly ground pepper and stir to coat the pepper in the oil. 
  • Add green beans and cook, stirring often until the beans are blistering and browning in areas, about 5 minutes. 
  • Add minced garlic and salt and cook, stirring until the garlic is fragrant and browning, about 30 seconds. 
  • Add water and immediately cover. Cook covered for 1-2 minutes until the beans are bright green and crisp-tender. Serve immediately.


Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 298mg | Potassium: 248mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 785IU | Vitamin C: 14.5mg | Calcium: 46mg | Iron: 1.2mg