1-pound fresh green beans, trimmed and chopped
2 tablespoons olive oil
4·cloves garlic, minced
1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes. Salt and pepper to taste
l. Boil green beans in water for just 3-4 minutes; do not overcook. Or steam for 4 -5 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.
2.Heat olive oil in a skillet with garlic, green beans, and red pepper flakes. Cook, stirring frequently, for S-4·minutes until garlic is soft.
3. Taste, and season lightly with salt and pepper.