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Microwave-Steamed Garlic Green Beans

  • Servings: 4
Microwave-Steamed Garlic Green Beans

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2007


  • 1 pound green beans, stem ends removed
  • 1 garlic clove, smashed and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon butter, cut up
  • Coarse salt


  1. Place beans, garlic, butter, and cup water in a 2- to 2 1/2-quart shallow microwave-safe dish with a lid; season with salt. Cover, and microwave on high until beans are crisp-tender, 6 to 7 minutes. Stir, and pour off any excess liquid.

Reviews (1)

  • ajcuomo 24 Sep, 2008

    I love these--they are one of my go-to sides. They're delicious and fast!

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