Thursday, March 13, 2008

Green Beans

Green beans! I got this recipe from watching my mom cook. Can't go wrong with mom's cooking.

Required: French style green beans (the thin small kind), Olive Oil, Fresh Garlic, Sugar (yes, that's right)

Optional: Medium grain white rice

Mince one garlic clove. Rinse green beans. Heat pan for 30 seconds on high.
Place 2 Tbsp of oil and garlic in pan. Sauté the garlic. Dump the green beans into the pan. Sauté. Add 2 Tsp of sugar. Mix well. Keep cooking under high heat until beans start to caramelize a bit. Let green beans cook until soft while still retaining crispness. (Soggy beans are not ideal.)

Optional to serve on a bed of rice. 10 minutes and you're ready to eat!


  1. I think I'm going to try this one, it sounds yummy! (-:

  2. A twist on this recipe which I tried today. Steam the green beans for about 3-5 minutes. Mince a medium sized shallot. Sauté with olive oil and 1 smashed clove of garlic. Throw the green beans in after steaming.