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Garlic Green Beans beans watercolor

1 1/2 pounds Florida green beans, cleaned and ends removed
1 tablespoon salt
1 tablespoon olive oil
2 - 3 teaspoons Florida garlic, minced
1/4 cup Florida dill, chopped fresh (or 1 tablespoon dry)
Salt and pepper to taste

Step one: Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add one tablespoon of salt. Pour cleaned beans into pot. Cook green beans until tender, yet firm. Remove from pot and pour cold water over beans until they are cool.

Step two: Heat large saute pan, add oil and beans. Cook 3-4 minutes. Add garlic and dill and continue to cook until beans are hot. Season with salt and pepper.

Yield: 6 servings, Calories: 60, Calories from Fat: 20