Bring a large pot of water to boil. Once boiling salt liberally and add in green beans. Cook 3 - 4 minutes or just until bright green.
Use a slotted spoon to transfer beans to ice bath to stop cooking process. Once cool, remove and pat dry.
Heat oil in a skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans, cook 3 - 5 minutes or until beans are tender but crisp. Add in garlic and summer savory. Cook just until garlic becomes fragrant, about a minute. Season to taste with salt and pepper and serve.