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bowl of fresh grean beans with garlic and butter

Garlic Butter Green Beans Recipe

This green beans recipe makes a quick and delicious side dish for any meal. Fresh green beans soak up the flavors of garlic and butter, so make a double batch; you will want a second helping!
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Keyword butter, garlic, green beans
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Servings 4 people
Calories 90kcal


  • 1 pound fresh green beans trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter or ghee for Whole30 and Paleo
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 pinches lemon pepper
  • Salt and black pepper to taste


  • Place green beans into a large skillet and cover with water. Bring water to a boil.
  • Once water is broiling, reduce heat to medium-low and simmer for about 5-7 minutes.
  • Drain water and bring the pot with the green beans back to the medium heat.
  • Add butter, stir and cook until butter is melted, 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Add garlic, salt and pepper. Cook for more 2 minutes. Enjoy!



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Serving: 1/4 | Calories: 90kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 299mg | Potassium: 254mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g