Tarragon Green Beans


1 pound green beans
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 small clove garlic, minced
1/4 cup chopped scallions
2 tablespoons chopped fresh tarragon, or 2 teaspoons dried
salt and pepper, to taste


Remove tips from green beans and steam beans until just tender, about 5 minutes. Drain well and cut beans in half. Heat olive oil and butter in a skillet, add garlic and scallions, and saute until softened. Add beans and tarragon, saute until hot. Season with salt and pepper.


Makes about 4 to 6 servings.

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