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Green Beans with Herbs

 Green Beans with Herbs
A wife and husband who both love to cook, Anne and Jesse Foust of Bluefield, West Virginia share this easy-to-fix side dish. After a taste, you're sure to agree that their recipe takes plain green beans to a higher level.
8-10 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.


  • 1 cup water
  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 medium onion, cut into thin wedges
  • 1 celery rib, chopped
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • Salt and pepper to taste


  • In a large saucepan, bring water to a boil. Add the beans, onion and
  • celery. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until
  • crisp-tender. Drain. Sprinkle with the basil, rosemary, salt and
  • pepper. Yield: 8-10 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2/3 cup) equals 25 calories, trace fat (trace saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 8 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.