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A plate of sauteed green beans with fresh parsley.

Sauteed Green Beans

These sauteed green beans are cooked in butter, garlic and an assortment of fresh and dried herbs. A ten minute side dish that pairs perfectly with roasted chicken, steak, pork chops and seafood.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 101kcal
Author Sara Welch


  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound green beans trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons garlic minced
  • 1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons chopped parsley can also use basil, green onions or dill


  • Melt the butter in a large pan over medium high heat.
  • Add the green beans and cook for 4-5 minutes or until just tender.
  • Stir in the garlic, Italian seasoning, salt and pepper. Cook for 1-2 more minutes, stirring constantly.
  • Sprinkle with parsley, then serve immediately.



Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 5g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 368mg | Potassium: 229mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 1120IU | Vitamin C: 6.8mg | Calcium: 40mg | Iron: 2.6mg