Herbed Green Beans Recipe
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Herbed Green Beans Recipe

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From Marshfield, Missouri, Bernice Morris writes, "The herb butter makes this green bean side dish so pleasant. I always serve it with a ham dinner...don't forget the hot rolls!"
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES: 6 servings


  • 1-1/2 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley
  • 1 teaspoon salt, optional
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons chopped fresh thyme or 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/4 teaspoon paprika

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 76 calories, 4g fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 42mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. In a large saucepan, cover beans with water; Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute onion in butter until tender. Add the remaining ingredients. Drain beans; stir in onion mixture. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Herbed Green Beans in Taste of Home June/July 1996, p17

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proesner User ID: 102431 10859
Reviewed Jan. 5, 2014

"This is one of my favorite ways to dress up green beans."

s_pants User ID: 174050 18589
Reviewed Sep. 18, 2013


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