Best Garlic Green Beans Recipe

5-Ingredient Sauteed Garlic Green Beans

These sauteed garlic green beans are the easiest recipe you'll ever make! They use just 5 ingredients, taste incredible, are gluten-free and vegan, and make the perfect side dish. They're especially great for the holidays!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword green beans, holiday sides
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 140 kcal



  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet. Add the green beans and garlic and saute for 5 minutes. Add the tamari a splash at a time, helping the green beans to steam a little and quicken the cooking process.
  2. Once the green beans are nearly done, add the almonds.
  3. Serve immediately or reheat in the oven at 300ºF.
Nutrition Facts
5-Ingredient Sauteed Garlic Green Beans
Amount Per Serving (0.5 cups)
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Fat 9g14%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Sodium 345mg15%
Potassium 396mg11%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 5g21%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 5g10%
Vitamin A 1043IU21%
Vitamin C 19mg23%
Calcium 81mg8%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.