Italian Green Beans
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One of the most delightful ways to consume green beans is with these Italian green beans.

This quick and easy side dish recipe is full of flavor thanks to fresh garlic, olive oil, and Italian seasoning.

What Makes This Snack So Delicious?

Italian Green Beans Healthy
Food: Italian Green Beans (Source: Clean Food Crush)
  • Italian green beans are really simple to prepare, but they have an incredible flavor that is to die for. This may become your new favorite way to prepare green beans.
  • This dish is dairy-free, gluten-free, grain-free, low-carb, keto, vegan, and vegetarian. WHOA! What a crowd-pleasing dish!
  • They’re quite nutritious! Green beans are high in critical vitamins such as A, C, and K. They’re low in calories, low carbs, and high in fiber per serving. They’re also high in iron, potassium, and magnesium, as well as chlorophyll, folic acid, and folate.

Important Ingredients

Beans, green – However, fresh is preferred. The beautiful thing about frozen green beans is that they’re frozen when they’re at their best, so they’re almost identical to fresh green beans.

When you freeze vegetables as soon as they’re gathered, you’re effectively putting a “hold” on their freshness and deliciousness until you’re ready to prepare them.

Garlic — To achieve the most flavor, choose a really nice, really fresh garlic. Increase the amount of garlic you use if you want.

Italian seasoning – This dish’s MAKER is savory and flavorful Italian seasoning.

The most common ingredients in Italian seasoning are rosemary, thyme, oregano, and basil, but other spices are also added. If you like, you can increase the quantity of seasoning in your green beans. But don’t go overboard!

Chef’s Advice

  • Grate a little fresh Parmesan cheese over the green beans just before serving to further elevate this recipe. The Parmesan complements the Italian taste on the green beans beautifully, and you don’t need much! Of course, it’s entirely optional; these Italian green beans are fantastic on their own.
  • In a pinch, canned green beans will suffice, but keep two things in mind. 1) They’re frequently high in sodium and even sugar. If these are issues for you, read the labels and rinse the green beans before using them in this recipe. 2) They have a distinct texture from fresh or frozen green beans since they have been canned in liquid. When you sauté them, they’ll be softer and won’t crisp up as nicely.
  • Before you start making Italian green beans, make sure the green beans are slightly cooked. They should be cooked just long enough to be fork-tender. Don’t go overboard! If you start with them uncooked, it will take longer to cook them, and the oil and garlic will burn. If they’re already overcooked, sautéing them will make them even more so.

Italian Green Beans

Preparation time: 10 minutes
5 minutes to cook
15 minutes total

One of the most delightful ways to consume green beans is with these Italian green beans. This quick and easy side dish recipe is full of flavor thanks to fresh garlic, olive oil, and Italian seasoning.


  • 1 pound green beans trimmed; steamed, microwaved, or boiled until just fork tender
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1 pinch of red pepper flakes


  • Large skillet

Instructions For Italian Green Beans

Italian Green Beans Easy
Food: Italian Green Beans (Source: Clean Food Crush)
  1. Warm the olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat until it is completely melted. 1 minute or until garlic is aromatic, add garlic, salt, Italian seasoning, and red pepper flakes to high oil.
  2. Add green beans to skillet and cook for 2 minutes, stirring frequently to evenly coat green beans in oil and seasoning. Serve right away.


  • Leftover green beans should be refrigerated within one hour of cooking. Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

This recipe serves around 6 people. Your desired portion sizes will determine the number of servings.

The nutritional values indicated are for one serving and are rough suggestions. The exact macros will vary depending on the brands and types of ingredients utilized.

Prepare the recipe as directed to get the weight of one serving. Weigh the final recipe, then divide the weight (excluding the weight of the container in which the food is stored) by 6. The weight of one serving will be the result.

Nutrition Information

Serving: 1serving, Calories: 68kcal, Carbohydrates: 6g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 5g, Saturated Fat: 1g, Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g, Monounsaturated Fat: 3g, Sodium: 102mg, Potassium: 172mg, Fiber: 2g, Sugar: 3g, Vitamin A: 535IU, Vitamin C: 10mg, Calcium: 39mg, Iron: 1mg, Net Carbs: 4g