Fresh seasonal green beans need just basil leaves and minced garlic for great flavor. Photo credit: Amy Johnson from She Wears Many Hats.
Cook beans in boiling water 7 minutes or until desired doneness. Drain well.
Melt butter in same saucepan on low heat. Add seasonings; mix well. Add green beans; toss until well coated.
Substitute 1 package (16 ounces) frozen green beans or broccoli florets for the fresh green beans. Cook as directed on package; continue with Step 2.