Garlic Green Beans (Paleo, Whole30, Low Carb)

  • Author: Jen
  • Cook Time: 7
  • Total Time: 7
  • Yield: 4 1x
  • Category: Sides
  • Cuisine: Asian



  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed and cut in half
  • 2 tbs avocado oil
  • 1 tbs minced garlic
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • Garnish – red pepper flakes


  • Fill a large pot with water (enough to cover the green beans) and bring to a boil.  At the same time, fill a bowl with water and ice and set aside
  • When water is boiling, add in green beans and cook for about 30 seconds – 1 minute
  • Remove from heat immediately and place in the ice water
  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil and once hot, add in minced garlic sautéing for about 1-2 minutes
  • Add in green beans and sauté for about 4-5 minutes until green bean skin starts to crinkle and they are tender.
  • Remove from heat and let cool on a plate lined with paper towel to soak up the excess oil
  • Serve with red pepper flakes


  • Serving Size: 1/4th of recipe
  • Calories: 97
  • Fat: 7
  • Carbohydrates: 8.3
  • Fiber: 3.8
  • Protein: 2.5