Garlicky Grean Beans
Fresh green beans and onions sautÃ©ed with garlic in olive oil make a simple side for family dinners or holiday celebrations.
8 ounces (1/2 pound/250 g) green beans, topped and tailed and cut into bite-sized lengths
1 yellow onion, peeled and finely sliced
Â¼ cup (60 ml) olive oil, preferably extra virgin
1 pinch salt
2 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
1 heaping tablespoon finely chopped fresh parsley
Cook the beans in boiling salted water for several minutes until they are al dente – thoroughly cooked with some resistance when you bite into them. Drain cooked beans thoroughly.
Heat olive oil in a large skillet until it shimmers. SautÃ© the onion in the oil until lightly golden brown.
Add the green beans and sautÃ© them until just reheated. Stir in the garlic and salt. Garnish with parsley and serve immediately in a warmed serving dish.