Photo: Gentl & Hyers; Styling: Kendra Smoot
Yield
4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup beans)

Adding a bundle of herbs (bouquet garni) to the steaming liquid imparts subtle flavor and aroma to the vegetables.

How to Make It

Tie thyme, parsley, and bay leaf together with twine. Place in a large skillet with 1 cup water. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute. Add beans; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well; discard herbs. Place beans in a bowl. Add oil and remaining ingredients; toss well to coat.

Chef's Notes

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