Steamed green beans and garlicky olives

Steamed green beans and garlicky olives

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  • 2 to 4
  • Easy
  • Carb Conscious Dairy free Health conscious Heart friendly Vegan recipe collection
  • 10 minutes
  • 5 minutes


  • 250 g fresh green beans
  • Olive oil
  • Sliced cloves garlic
  • 1/2 cup smashed mixed olives

Cooking Instructions

Steam fresh green beans until tender and electric green in colour. Drain.
To a pan over a medium to low heat add a drizzle of olive oil and, when hot, gently fry thinly sliced cloves garlic until fragrant.

Add cup smashed mixed olives and fry for a few minutes more.
Remove from the heat, add the beans and toss.
Serve warm as an easy side.

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    Yvonne Loubser
    January 3, 2018

    I love the different green salads available at our local Woollies Café buffet’s. The best ones are usually those with a green bean or pea and zucchini base. Would love to recreate these at home so always looking out for “green” salad recipes. So PLEASE do some clever green salad recipes?