Thursday, December 17, 2015

Grilled Garlic Green Beans

The perfect side dish to your holiday dinner, or any dinner really. Plus the bright green from the green beans gives it that extra burst of color to your meal. This is a super easy recipe, and can be made on a grill pan or just a regular frying pan.

12 oz of fresh green beans
5-7 cloves of garlic, minced
1 Tbsp olive oil
Salt to taste

Steam green beans for 3-5 minutes. On a grill add about 1 Tbsp of olive oil, and place steamed green beans on grill. Grill for about 5 minutes, then add minced garlic, and continue to grill for another 5 minutes. Place the green beans on serving plate and add salt to taste.

Benefits of Green Beans
Green beans are a diuretic, they help to invigorate the heart, and also help to reduce blood glucose levels.

Benefits of Garlic
It's a great natural antibiotic, helps to lower cholesterol, increases blood fluidity, it is anti-carcinogenic, helps to combat hypertension, and inhibits the formation of malignant tumors.