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Red Potato and Green Bean Sauté

By Paula Deen


Difficulty: Easy

Prep time: 10 minutes

Cook time: 20 minutes

Servings: 4


  • salt for water and for seasoning
  • 1 lb baby red potatos, halved
  • 1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped


Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the potatoes; cook about 15 minutes or until almost tender. Add the beans; cook about 3 minute more until tender. Drain well.

In a large skillet, heat the oil over medium heat. Add the garlic; cook and stir for about 30 seconds. Add the potatoes, beans and salt and pepper to taste. Cook about 2 minutes more or until heated through, tossing to coat. Add the basil and toss once more before serving.