Steamed Green Beans + Garlic

Steamed vegetables are my favorite side to any meal! Recently, I have been making sure I eat 4 servings (1 cup raw or 1/2 cup cooked) of vegetables every day. Adding garlic is a quick and easy way to spice up those veggies! My favorite vegetable is green beans. I really don’t know why, but I just love them so much. They’re the easiest vegetable to flavor in my opinion. Steamed vegetables are so easy to make and always taste so good! You can do this recipe with any vegetable you like! Broccoli and garlic would be so tasty as well! Today, I am going to share how I prepare my steamed green beans + garlic!

Steamed Green Beans + Garlic

Servings 2
Author theresamariedaily


  • 2 cups green beans (I like to use frozen, fresh is fine too)
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 sprays olive oil cooking spray
  • pot filled with water
  • strainer
  • small pan


  1. Begin by boiling water in a pot on the stove. While water is boiling, chop your 3 garlic cloves.

  2. Prep your pan with 1-2 sprays of olive oil cooking spray, then place your garlic cloves in and sauté until crunchy (do not burn them).  

  3. Add your green beans into the boiling water and let cook until soft (but not mushy). 

  4. Strain your green beans and place the garlic on top. 

  5. Enjoy your delicious steamed green beans + garlic! 

These green beans + garlic are so easy to make and are the perfect side dish to any meal! I love steamed vegetables and I cannot wait to try this recipe with other veggies besides green beans! I hope you enjoyed this little 3 ingredient recipe! Thanks for reading!


Hello loves! My name is Theresa Marie. I am a 21 year old college student, living in NY. I love iced lattes, animals, the fall and winter seasons, fashion, beauty, diys and food!
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