Marjoram Green Beans
This easy-to-do vegetable dish becomes memorable with the addition of marjoram. The taste is very subtle, yet distinctive. I like to fix beans this way for special dinners, since the bright green is so pretty on the plate. -Charlene Griffin, Minocqua, Wisconsin
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
- 3/4 cup water
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1/2 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon dried marjoram
- Place the beans and water in a large saucepan; bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and cook for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Add the butter, salt, pepper and marjoram; stir until butter is melted.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 61 calories, 4g fat (3g saturated fat), 11mg cholesterol, 195mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.
Originally published as Marjoram Green Beans in Reminisce January/February 2002