In this easy green bean recipe, browning the butter before tossing it with the breadcrumbs produces a nice nutty flavor. Serve this green bean dish as a healthy alternative to green bean casserole or as an easy side with steak, chicken or fish. Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2016

Breana Killeen


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  • Bring 1 inch of water to a boil in a large saucepan fitted with a steamer basket. Add green beans, cover and steam until tender-crisp, 5 to 7 minutes. Transfer to a large bowl and season with salt and pepper.

  • Meanwhile, heat butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Cook, swirling often, until starting to brown, 3 to 4 minutes. Add garlic and cook, stirring, until the butter is nutty brown, about 30 seconds more. Stir in breadcrumbs and cook, stirring, until crispy, 3 to 4 minutes. Toss the breadcrumbs with the green beans. Top with cheese.

Nutrition Facts

108 calories; 6.9 g total fat; 4.1 g saturated fat; 17 mg cholesterol; 186 mg sodium. 193 mg potassium; 9.6 g carbohydrates; 2.6 g fiber; 3 g sugar; 3.3 g protein; 724 IU vitamin a iu; 10 mg vitamin c; 29 mcg folate; 67 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 27 mg magnesium;

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