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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe
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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

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"My family loves this butter sauce over green beans whether they are fresh or frozen. I've used this easy recipe over sugar snap peas as well." —Lori Daniels, Beverly, West Virginia
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter, cubed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Italian seasoning
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon grated lemon peel

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 165 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a steamer basket; place in a large saucepan over 1 in. of water. Bring to a boil; cover and steam for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, heat the remaining ingredients until butter is melted. Transfer beans to a serving bowl; drizzle with butter mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Fabulous Green Beans in Taste of Home June/July 2010, p81

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup equals 165 calories, 15 g fat (8 g saturated fat), 30 mg cholesterol, 382 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, 4 g fiber, 2 g protein.

Reviews for Fabulous Green Beans

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Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

These were easy to make and tasty. The recipe is definitely a keeper!

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Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

This is my favorite green bean receipe and I've passed it along to others!

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Reviewed Apr. 17, 2012

Seemed rather lemony to me; perhaps if I make these again I will use less lemon so that I can taste some of the other flavors more.

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Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

This recipe is now a required dish at holidays. Extra special and very yummy.

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Reviewed Jul. 15, 2011

The name says it all! These are fabulous. I don't use butter only olive oil, makes me feel better as I'm only using a healthy fat.

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