Italian Green Beans and Carrots
1 pound cleaned & trimmed green beans
1/2 pound carrots, peeled & sliced into 1/4" slices
3 cloves garlic -- minced
1 tablespoon Italian seasoning
1 tablespoon unsalted butter
2 tablespoons olive oil, extra virgin
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper
Steam or blanch green beans and carrots 1-2 minutes or until slightly soft.
Place olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat.
Add garlic and saute minutes.
Add prepared green beans and carrots, tossing to coat vegetables in oil.
Add italian seasoning and butter.
Saute 5-8 minutes. Add salt and pepper.
Place in 1 1/2-quart container.
Serve hot or cool, cover and refrigerate to serve as a cold salad or side dish.