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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Fabulous Green Beans

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RLiberty
Reviewed Feb. 18, 2016

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

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lindallang
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2015

"Very good! We make this often."

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smagal
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Very Good!!"

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mjlouk
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Wow! These were amazing! So good!"

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millsapm
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
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

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

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MurphyNJ
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
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2014

"Delicious !"

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GFfriend
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2014

"A hit with guests . A new favorite."

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TNbluffbaker
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

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

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Cammy1
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

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

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kcc1108
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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LibbiPeach@cox.net
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

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

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hopels
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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JLS08
Reviewed Jun. 14, 2011

"Now that I've made this recipe several times, I would say that I only use 2 Tbsp of butter and just about 1/8tsp oil. We like it much better that way."

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JLS08
Reviewed Mar. 27, 2011

"This is definitely a keeper!!! My family and I love it and it's so simple to make. I use frozen green beans too and it's still great."

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linbay67
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

"Best dish ever!"

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lurky27
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2010

"I used frozen cut green beans, then poured the sauce on top once cooked. Delicious!

~ Theresa"

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