Green Beans with Garlic-Herb Butter

Southern Living
Makes 4 servings


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1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1 small onion, minced
1 celery rib, minced
1 1/2 teaspoons jarred minced garlic
1/4 teaspoon chopped fresh or dried rosemary
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 cup chopped fresh parsley


Bring salted water to a boil in a large saucepan; add beans, cover, and cook 10 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain.

Melt butter in a saucepan over medium-high heat; add onion and celery, and saute 5 minutes. Add garlic, and saute 2 minutes. Stir in beans, rosemary, salt, and parsley; saute 4 minutes or until thoroughly heated. Prep: 10 min., Cook: 26 min.

Created date

August 2002