Garlic Green Beans

Recipe posted in: Snack
garlic green beans

Keep your kitchen stocked with green beans because this recipe is bound to become regular on your low-carb meal. Our Garlic Green Beans are a great way to get in your veggie servings the tasty way.

Everyone knows that green vegetables are an important part of every diet. But, depending on how it’s cooked, the flavors of most vegetables are so bland or off putting that it becomes a chore to find a way to add them to your meal plan. If only there was a flavorful and delicious way to prepare healthy vegetables. Well, look no further!

Check out this delectable, low-carb, healthy green beans recipe from South Beach Diet. You will find it tastes even better than it looks and is a perfect side that adds so much flavor to any healthy dinner recipe. Sautéed to crisp perfection, these green beans can be grabbed in a pinch for a snack or can be used as a delicious side to your favorite low-carb meal. Whatever the occasion may be, one thing is for certain—they are sure to satisfy the healthy way.

Garlic roasted green beans are a great side dish for holiday dinners or any time you need a quick side dish that’s simple to make. Or use them for a green bean casserole if you want to add some flavor to the traditional dish. You only need a handful of ingredients and a few minutes of meal prep time.

If you enjoyed these Garlic Green Beans, you’ll love our Homestyle Green Bean Casserole! >

Phase: Weight Loss Phase, Weight Maintenance Phase

Servings: 4

Nutrition Information

  • 0.5 Healthy Fat
  • 1 Vegetables


  • 2 Tbsp. avocado oil
  • ½ Tbsp. onion powder
  • 1 Tbsp. garlic powder
  • 2 cups green beans, trimmed
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Whisk together avocado oil, garlic powder, onion powder, salt and pepper in a large mixing bowl. Set aside.
  2. Bring a saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add beans and cook until tender, about 2 minutes. Drain and run under cold water for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the green beans to the garlic mixture. Toss well to combine and serve.