Sautéed Green Beans with Onion


Sautéed green beans with onion — one of my favorite fresh green bean recipes. Also good with bacon or slivered almonds.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed

  • 1 pinch salt

  • 4 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

  • 1 medium onion, finely diced

  • 1 shallot, chopped

  • ½ teaspoon garlic salt

  • ½ teaspoon soy sauce

  • salt and ground black pepper to taste


  1. Fill a stockpot with water and bring to a boil over high heat. Add green beans and pinch salt; boil until tender, 5 to 10 minutes. Drain beans in a colander and rinse with cold water. Blot dry using paper towels.

  2. Heat olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Cook and stir onion and shallot in hot oil until tender and translucent, 5 to 7 minutes. Add green beans and season with garlic salt, soy sauce, salt, and pepper. Cook and stir for 5 to 7 minutes more. Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

177 Calories
14g Fat
13g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 177
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 14g 18%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Sodium 351mg 15%
Total Carbohydrate 13g 5%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 22mg 108%
Calcium 54mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 322mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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