Green Bean Side Dish Recipe

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Green Bean Side Dish Recipe
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Green Bean Side Dish Recipe

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Garlic infuses a delicate flavor in these extremely fresh and versatile beans that would be a great side dish for any entrée at all.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.
MAKES:
4 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

Directions

In a large saucepan, bring the beans, garlic and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir in the oil, oregano, salt and pepper. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean Side Dish in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p8

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 94 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 301mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1-1/2 vegetable, 1 fat.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  1. In a large saucepan, bring the beans, garlic and water to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 8-10 minutes or until tender. Drain. Stir in the oil, oregano, salt and pepper. Serve immediately. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Green Bean Side Dish in Simple & Delicious January/February 2007, p8

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Diane User ID: 9295194 74942
Reviewed Aug. 16, 2014

"I left out the garlic, and took sliced onions and carmelized them and added it to it. My husband loved it."

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purrfektangell User ID: 7272063 147122
Reviewed May. 23, 2013

"In my opinion I thought this recipe was great. I happend to like the taste of oregano so yes I would make it again."

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prvbswmn User ID: 7198116 167754
Reviewed Mar. 25, 2013

"For boiled, they are not bad. Might roast or share with same ingredients next time."

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skipperstrucking User ID: 4577232 146582
Reviewed Nov. 28, 2012

"One word - Yuck! Oregano does not go with green beans. flavor is strange. (Not good). I usually give suggestions on how to fix a recipe, but I can't help this one."

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