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herb and garlic butter green beans displayed on an oval serving platter

Herb and Garlic Butter Green Beans

This seasonal side dish features fresh green beans sauteed in garlic butter with herbs. It's quick, easy, and delicious.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 89kcal


  • skillet


  • 2 tablespoon butter softened
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon fresh parsley chopped
  • 1 tablespoon fresh dill chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon sea salt
  • 1 pound green beans washed, dried, and trimmed


  • In a small bowl, use a fork to mash together the softened butter, garlic, parsley, dill, and salt. Set aside and prepare the green beans.
  • Melt half of the butter in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add the green beans and cook, stirring occasionally for 7 to 10 minutes until tender and slightly browned.
  • Remove from heat and serve with the rest of the garlic butter. Enjoy!


  • Make the garlic and herb butter several days in advance to save time. Store in the fridge until you're ready to make the recipe.
  • This dish is best enjoyed right away and goes well with fish, burgers, or a holiday roast.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 89kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 204mg | Potassium: 239mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 1040IU | Vitamin C: 16mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 1mg