Green Beans with Savory

Green Beans with Savory Recipe
Photo: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Styling: Jan Gautro
Try the same crisp-tender preparation with asparagus, sugar snap peas, or broccoli florets. Garnish with lemon slices.


8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 61
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1.8 g
Monofat 0.7 g
Polyfat 0.2 g
Protein 2.1 g
Carbohydrate 8.2 g
Fiber 3.9 g
Cholesterol 8 mg
Iron 1.2 mg
Sodium 245 mg
Calcium 43 mg


2 pounds green beans, trimmed
2 tablespoons butter
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
1/4 teaspoon dried savory
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon black pepper


1. Cook beans in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and rinse with cold water; drain.

2. Melt butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Cook 1 minute or until lightly browned. Add beans, juice, and savory to pan, tossing to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.

Alison Ashton,

Cooking Light

October 2008
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