Charred Green Beans with Pomegranate Seeds

charred green beans on a plate

The roasted flavour of the green beans with the pop of sweetness from the pomegranates will make these charred green beans with garlic and pomegranate seeds your new favorite! 


  • 1 lb green beans (ends trimmed if you like!)
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced
  • 1 tbsp balsamic vinegar
  • 1/4 cup pomegranate seeds
  • salt and pepper, to taste


  1. Coat green beans in olive oil.
  2. Heat up a large pan on high heat
  3. Add green beans once a drop of water on the pan sizzles and evaporates immediately.
  4. Spread green beans out in a single layer and cook for 2 minutes.
  5. Flip green beans and cook for 1 minute.
  6. Flip and repeat for one more minute.
  7. Lower heat to medium and add garlic. Cook green beans and garlic for 5 mins.
  8. Add in balsamic vinegar and cook for 1 more minute.
  9. Top green beans with pomegranate seeds and salt and pepper.

Keywords: charred green beans, sauteed green beans