Green Beans with Creamy Garlic Dressing – Hiland Dairy

Green Beans with Creamy Garlic Dressing

  • Prep Time
    15 Minutes

  • Cook Time
    15 Minutes

  • Servings


  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced, or ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 cup Hiland Dairy Nonfat Plain Greek Yogurt
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley (optional)
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste


  • Place medium bowl of ice water near the stove.
  • Bring an inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket.
  • Add green beans, cover and cook until tender, 6 to 8 minutes.
  • Transfer the beans to the ice water to cool.
  • Remove from ice water with a slotted spoon and let drain on a kitchen towel; blot dry with another towel.
  • If using fresh garlic, mash with salt using the back of a spoon until a paste forms.
  • Whisk the garlic paste (or garlic powder and salt) with yogurt, oil, parsley (if using) and pepper in a larger bowl.
  • Add the green beans and toss to coat. Serve cold.

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