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Green Beans with Garlic-Herb Butter

Yield Makes 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 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

How to Make It

  1. 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.

  2. 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.