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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe
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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

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My family loves this buttery sauce over green beans, whether they’re garden fresh or frozen. Another greeny option: Try sugar snap peas. —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: 165 calories, 15g fat (8g saturated fat), 30mg cholesterol, 382mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g 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


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RLiberty User ID: 7169427 244079
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2016

"Great recipe, very good flavors - a definite do again!"

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lindallang User ID: 4226578 231366
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2015

"Very good! We make this often."

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smagal User ID: 5715837 229664
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Very Good!!"

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mjlouk User ID: 1712085 226414
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Wow! These were amazing! So good!"

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millsapm User ID: 1794642 224736
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2015

"Made it as written and seemed like too much butter for us. And the seasoning was just OK."

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dancingfool User ID: 7427237 216605
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

"Very good recipe! A wonderful change from steamed or casserole type green beans."

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MurphyNJ User ID: 7103738 215419
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2014

"My family loved this! I didn't happen to have a steamer basket, so I just boiled the green beans just until they were crisp/tender. The sauce was super-easy and delicious. I will definitely make this again - for a simple dinner or a more elaborate one."

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missjennieredhot@aol.com User ID: 7583608 130642
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2014

"Delicious !"

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GFfriend User ID: 7918949 107422
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2014

"A hit with guests . A new favorite."

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TNbluffbaker User ID: 46423 130641
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

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

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