Green Beans With Oregano

Southern Living
You may substitute fresh dill, basil, or thyme for oregano. Or substitute dried herbs and use 1 tablespoon instead of 2.
8 servings


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2 pounds fresh green beans
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1 tablespoon olive oil
1 medium-size purple onion, chopped
2 tablespoons minced fresh oregano
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon pepper


Cook green beans in boiling water to cover 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.

Place butter and olive oil in a large skillet over medium-high heat until butter melts and oil is hot. Add onion, and sauté until tender. Reduce heat to medium; add oregano, and sauté 1 minute.

Add green beans, and cook, stirring often, 5 to 8 minutes or until tender. Toss with salt and pepper.

Created date

October 2003