Marjoram Green Beans Recipe
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Marjoram Green Beans Recipe

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This easy-to-do vegetable dish becomes memorable with the addition of marjoram. The taste is very subtle, yet distinctive. I like to fix beans this way for special dinners, since the bright green is so pretty on the plate. -Charlene Griffin, Minocqua, Wisconsin
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6-8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6-8 servings


  • 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 61 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein


  1. Place the beans and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add the butter, salt, pepper and marjoram; stir until butter is melted. Yield: 6-8 servings.
Originally published as Marjoram Green Beans in Reminisce January/February 2002, p48

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Reviewed Jan. 13, 2008

"love green beans"

Reviewed Jan. 11, 2008

"sounds easy enough, can't wait to try it."

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