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Skillet Green Beans Recipe
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Skillet Green Beans Recipe

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Skillet Green Beans is a staple side dish in the Columbus, Michigan home of Linda Sugars.
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES:8 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 10 min.
MAKES: 8 servings


  • 1 medium onion, diced
  • 1/4 cup stick margarine
  • 2 packages (16 ounces each) frozen cut green beans, thawed
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup sour cream
  • Paprika, optional

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (1 cup) equals 105 calories, 8 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 10 mg cholesterol, 202 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 1 g protein.


  1. In a skillet, saute onion in margarine until tender. Add beans, salt and pepper. Cook until heated through. Serve with sour cream; sprinkle with paprika if desired. Yield: 8 servings
Originally published as Skillet Green Beans in Taste of Home February/March 2001, p13

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Reviewed Aug. 25, 2014

"It was pretty good. I accidentally forgot to add the sour cream though. :/ It was still good. I cooked it a little longer than it said because I don't like green beans that crunchy and the hubby said it needed a little bit more salt but other than that, it was really good."

Reviewed Jul. 22, 2010

"Loved this recipe. I made a few changes though. I hate green beans that taste frozen, so I cooked mine first for about 45 mins. Yes, I like them cooked to death! I carmelized the onions and added the cooked green beans. I used sea salt and increased it to about 1/2 teaspoon."

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