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Garlic Parmesan Green Beans

Garlic Parmesan Green Beans are an easy side dish recipe that goes with any meal. Fresh green beans are cooked with garlic and Parmesan cheese.
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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 8 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course 30 minutes or less, Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings
Calories 106 kcal


  • 1 lb green beans fresh
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon garlic minced
  • cup grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper


  • Rinse green beans under cold water then trim off the ends, if needed. Cut green beans into 1-2 inch pieces if desired.
    1 lb green beans
  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes, until just tender crisp. Then remove with a slotted spoon to a paper towel lined plate to absorb excess water.
  • Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium high heat.
    1 tablespoon olive oil
  • Add in the garlic and cook for 1-2 minutes, stirring frequently, until fragrant.
    1 tablespoon garlic
  • Then add in the green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes more.
  • Remove from the heat and sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, salt and pepper to taste.
    ⅓ cup grated Parmesan cheese, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon pepper


If using frozen green beans, let thaw and start at step 3. 
Add cooked and crumbled bacon, caramelized onions, or lemon zest to bring more flavor into this delicious side dish. 


Serving: 1SERVINGCalories: 106kcalCarbohydrates: 9gProtein: 5gFat: 6gSaturated Fat: 2gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 7mgSodium: 716mgPotassium: 265mgFiber: 3gSugar: 4gVitamin A: 857IUVitamin C: 14mgCalcium: 141mgIron: 1mg

Recipes on Cookaholic Wife are for information purposes only. Nutritional Data provided has not been evaluated by a nutritionist.

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