New This Month

Under 30 Minutes

Dry-Fried Green Beans

Adapted from Anne Quatrano's Summerland: Recipes for Celebrating With Southern Hospitality (Rizzoli).

  • Prep:
  • Total Time:
  • Servings: 12

Photography: John Kernick

Source: Martha Stewart Living, November 2014


  • 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 2 pounds green beans or yellow wax beans, or a combination of both, trimmed
  • 1/2 pound fresh field peas, such as Lady Cream (optional)
  • 4 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Coarse salt and freshly ground pepper


  1. Heat a large skillet, preferably cast-iron, over high heat. Swirl in oil; add beans and saute, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender and blistered in places, 8 to 10 minutes. Reduce heat to medium and stir in peas and garlic. Saute just until garlic is fragrant, about 1 minute. Remove from heat, season with salt and pepper, and serve.

Reviews Add a comment