Sauteed Green Beans Recipe
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Sauteed Green Beans Recipe

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This beans are seasoned with some of my favorite herbs. I've found that basil, oregano and parsley are great flavor accents for canned, frozen or fresh beans. I've taken this delicious side along to last-minute potlucks as well.—Heidi Wilcox, Lapeer, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES:4 servings
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TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 package (9 ounces) frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried minced onion
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon each dried basil, oregano and parsley flakes

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1/2 cup) equals 71 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 15 mg cholesterol, 279 mg sodium, 4 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a large skillet, saute beans in butter for 4-5 minutes. Add the onion and seasonings. Reduce heat; cook and stir for 5 minutes or until heated through. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Sauteed Green Beans in Country Woman November/December 2001, p39

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Reviewed Oct. 4, 2013

"Yum, used frozen basil and fresh parsley with it."

Reviewed Sep. 21, 2009

"We love this recipe!!! It is so easy to make and tastes so fresh! I make it all the time. Especially when guests come over. I looks and tastes like it came from a fine dining restaurant. Our guests always love it!"

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