Monday, October 7, 2013

Green Beans With Yogurt Sauce

  • 1 lb green beans, ends trimmed and cut in half
  • 1 lb plain yogurt
  • 3 tbsp butter
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • 5 cloves garlic, minced
  • salt
  • pepper
  1. Bring a pot of water, well salted, to a boil. Drop in the green beans and boil for 5 min. After done run under cold water to cool down.
  2. In a skillet melt butter and olive oil and saute half of the garlic for about 2-3 min.
  3. Add green beans and fry for another 5 min.
  4. For the sauce- mix yogurt and rest of garlic until smooth. Add juice from half a lemon and mix in well.
  5. Serve while hot with sauce on top. Garnish with black pepper if desired.
  6. Enjoy!


  1. The Foreign DomesticOctober 7, 2013 at 9:40 PM

    That sounds tasty. I wouldn't think to do anything like this, but it sounds (and looks) like something I'd like to try :)

  2. Heidi from momprojects.comOctober 8, 2013 at 9:56 AM

    Delish!! The pictures are gorgeous too. Thanks for the post1

  3. Cindy @Hun What's for Dinner?October 8, 2013 at 12:08 PM

    Sounds like a great way to serve green beans. Thanks for sharing at Simple Supper Tuesday.

  4. WOW these are right up my street! I love green beans and love yogurt sauces - just never put them together! Thank you so much! I'm pinning! Julia

  5. Heather @FrenchPressOctober 8, 2013 at 10:21 PM

    very creative side - thanks for linking up

  6. This is a great twist on green beans, sounds delish!
    THanks for linking
    Oh My Heartsie Girl

  7. An innovating recipe for green beans for everyday and around the holidays! love it! For those eating light, this is the ideal recipe. Thank you so much for sharing at the Fluster Buster party, Lizy your party co host

  8. I never thought to use Yogurt with my green beans.... what a good idea! Thanks for linking up to The Weekend re-Treat Link Party last week! Pinned while I was here tonight too!

    Shauna @ The Best Blog Recipes


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