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Easiest Green Beans

Greens beans are a wonderful summer vegetable, but they can be kind of a pain in the rear to cook. If you cook them too much they become mushy and too little and they are not tender. This is the best and easiest way to cook green beans that have amazing flavor. And it is also the easiest way to make them. Your whole family will enjoy this recipe.

Cut the ends off of the green beans and thinly slice shallots.

thinly slice shallots

Add shallots and garlic powder to the pan. Add the green beans after.

garlic powder

Add chicken broth to the mixture. Cover and let the green beans cook until tender, about 10 minutes.

Easiest Green Beans

Author: Meagan {I Eat Therefore I Cook}
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Serves: 4
Tender green beans cooked in shallot and garlic powder.


  • 1 lb green beans
  • 1 TBSP Olive Oil
  • 1 shallot, thinly sliced
  • 2 TSP Garlic Powder
  • 1 TSP Pepper
  • 1 cup Low Sodium Chicken Broth


  1. Trim ends off of green beans. Add olive oil to a large frying pan.Preheat l to medium-high heat. Once hot, add shallot and garlic powder. Stir and cook until softened, about 2 minutes.
  2. Add green beans. Mix together. Add chicken broth and cover. Reduce heat to medium and let cook until tender, about 10 minutes.
  3. Serve and enjoy!

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