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Microwave Herbed Green Beans Recipe

Microwave Herbed Green Beans Recipe

Rosemary and basil complement green beans, celery and onion in this savory side dish from Ruth Andrewson of Peck, Idaho. "My mother always cooked with fresh herbs from her garden," she writes. "Now I find myself doing the same."
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min. YIELD:6 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons water
  • 1/2 cup chopped onion
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped celery
  • 1 to 3 tablespoons butter or margarine
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried rosemary, crushed
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried basil


  • 1. Place the beans and water in a 2-qt. microwave-safe dish. Cover and microwave on high for 4-6 minutes or until tender; set aside. In another dish, combine the remaining ingredients. Cover and cook on high for 2 minutes or until onion is tender. Drain beans. Drizzle with onion mixture; toss to coast. Yield: 6 servings.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested in a 1,100-watt microwave.

Nutritional Facts

3/4 cup: 45 calories, 2g fat (1g saturated fat), 5mg cholesterol, 28mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 3g fiber), 1g protein.

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Reviewed Jan. 30, 2009

"was not the highly impressed not a good mixture with the beans. Jut

an opinion."

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