Italian green beans

Italian Green Beans Recipe

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Christina Vanegas


I love garlic (you can use less if it is too strong for you.)


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15 Min
20 Min
Stove Top


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  • 1 lb
    green beans, fresh (strings removed)
  • ·
    water to cover (salted)
  • 1
    onion halved and sliced
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1 Tbsp
    garlic (i like the prepared kind in a jar)
  • 2 pinch
    salt. kosher
  • 1/4 c
    parmesan cheese

How to Make Italian green beans


  1. wash and string beans, leaving them long
  2. Blanch in large pan (with lid) covering with about 1 inch of salted (broth like) water for 5 mins on med high
  3. drain Beans and set aside
  4. in same pan (allow pan to dry) add olive oil, garlic and onions allow to carmelize
  5. after onions and garlic are caramelized add beans, Kosher salt and stir, heating beans back up.
  6. Turn off heat add Parmesan cheese, cover with lid to retain heat and melt cheese and serve!

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About Italian green beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy

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