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Herbed Fresh Green Beans

These beans take just moments to prepare in the microwave, making them perfect after a busy day, when you're low on energy and time. -Lucinda Walker of Somerset, Pennsylvania
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 4-1/2 teaspoons butter, melted
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon dried savory
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried oregano
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper

Directions

  • Place green beans in a microwave-safe dish. Combine the remaining ingredients; pour over beans and toss to coat. Cover and microwave on high for 6-8 minutes or until beans are tender.
Editor's Note
This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 69 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 197mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 2g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

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  • dmplath
    Mar 26, 2011

    Fresh bean made this way were terrible. We could not chew them and threw them out.

  • daisey5
    Feb 3, 2010

    I used a package of frozen green beans and they were good.

  • Kris Countryman
    Sep 1, 2009

    I made these using canned green beans since I had a jar that did not seal when I was canning yesterday. They are very tasty.