How do I make green beans more interesting?

Green bean recipes

  1. Green bean minestrone. A star rating of 4.4 out of 5.
  2. Green bean mac ‘n’ cheese.
  3. Fry bodi (Caribbean green beans)
  4. Green bean casserole.
  5. Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds.
  6. Green beans & mushrooms with tangy soy dressing.
  7. Green beans with shallots.
  8. Sesame & ginger green beans.

Can you just fry green beans?

Simply heat a pan over high heat then add the green beans and some oil at the same time. Cook them for about 5 minutes, tossing the pan a few times. That’s it! In 5 minutes your sauteed string beans will be ready to eat!

What dressing goes well with green beans?

lemony dressing
This green bean salad is the best! Perfectly cooked green beans are tossed in a lemony dressing with toasted almonds, feta and basil.

How do u cook green beans?


  1. Rinse and trim the beans. Rinse the green beans under cool water and shake dry.
  2. Sauté the beans. Heat the oil in a large straight-sided skillet over medium-high heat until shimmering.
  3. Season the beans. Add the garlic and salt.
  4. Steam the beans. Add the water and immediately cover.
  5. Serve.

How do you add bacon to canned green beans?

Add canned green beans with liquid to the pot. Boil until all of the liquid has evaporated and the beans start to sizzle in the bacon drippings, adding the cooked bacon pieces back to the pot about halfway through cooking.

What should I season green beans with?

Best Seasonings for Green Beans

  • Italian Seasoning.
  • Cajun Seasoning.
  • Lemon Pepper.
  • Everything but the Bagel.
  • Fiesta Ranch.

How do you make green beans with bacon?


  1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, until beans are crisp-tender, 8-10 minutes; drain.
  2. Add beans to bacon mixture. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat.

How do you make southern style green beans?


  1. Brown and crisp bacon in a large pot. Remove bacon from pot and reserve.
  2. Add green beans to pot along with all remaining ingredients, except butter.
  3. Bring to a boil and then turn heat to medium-low. Cover and simmer for 1-2 hours, stirring occasionally.
  4. Drain beans and add butter if using.