See our collection of our best green bean recipes for a variety of easy ways to prepare this popular vegetable including sautéing, steaming, and roasting. These simple green bean sides are anything but boring and bland. Whether you prefer nutty additions, a creamy sauce, or a hit of seasonal stir-ins, we've got the green bean recipe that's perfect for your table. Don't relegate green beans to the holidays; these dishes are perfect for your table all year long. Serve them with your favorite main dish, such as a roast chicken, smoked pork, or planked salmon for an easy, flavorful meal.