Green Beans with Thyme Recipe

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Green Beans with Thyme Recipe

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4.5 3 5
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Chopped onion, thyme and other seasonings give fresh green beans great flavor.—Doris Dibert, Everett, Pennsylvania
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:
6 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep/Total Time: 20 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika

Directions

In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine beans, water and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute the onion in butter until tender. Add parsley, lemon juice, thyme and paprika. Drain beans; add butter mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with Thyme in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p56

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 58 calories, 4g fat (2g saturated fat), 10mg cholesterol, 240mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 1g protein.

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh parsley
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon minced fresh thyme or 1/4 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  1. In a 3-qt. saucepan, combine beans, water and salt; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15 minutes or until tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan, saute the onion in butter until tender. Add parsley, lemon juice, thyme and paprika. Drain beans; add butter mixture and toss to coat. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans with Thyme in Taste of Home April/May 1998, p56

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smagal User ID: 5715837 230382
Reviewed Jul. 29, 2015

"It was good, but not my family's favorite green bean side"

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scrapo User ID: 2908723 58231
Reviewed Mar. 7, 2011

"I made these for a special b-day meal for my MIL. They got rave reviews!"

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kath518 User ID: 1891991 50567
Reviewed Mar. 23, 2009

"This recipe is delicious!"

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