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Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

Fabulous Green Beans Recipe

"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. 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 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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MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2015

"Very good! We make this often."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2015

"Very Good!!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed May. 16, 2015

"Wow! These were amazing! So good!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 12, 2015

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2015

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

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 2, 2014

"Delicious !"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 22, 2014

"A hit with guests . A new favorite."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2014

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

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Aug. 13, 2013

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

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 8, 2011

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

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
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."

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Nov. 11, 2010

"Best dish ever!"

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Sep. 28, 2010

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

~ Theresa"

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