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.

Breana Killeen
Source: EatingWell Magazine, November/December 2016




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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; protein 3.3g 7% DV; carbohydrates 9.6g 3% DV; dietary fiber 2.6g 10% DV; sugars 2.8g; fat 6.9g 11% DV; saturated fat 4.1g 21% DV; cholesterol 17.4mg 6% DV; vitamin a iu 724.3IU 15% DV; vitamin c 9.5mg 16% DV; folate 28.9mcg 7% DV; calcium 67mg 7% DV; iron 1mg 6% DV; magnesium 26.7mg 10% DV; potassium 192.6mg 5% DV; sodium 186.2mg 7% DV; thiamin 0.1mg 10% DV.

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