Special Green Beans

Marinated Beef Tenderloin Recipe
Photo: Tina Cornett / Styling: Mary Lyn H. Jenkins

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 30 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Ingredients

3 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
4 cups water
1 1/2 cups sliced fresh mushrooms
1 small onion, chopped
4 garlic cloves, pressed
1 (8-ounce) can sliced water chestnuts, drained
3/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground pepper
1/2 teaspoon dried basil
1 teaspoon dried Italian seasoning
1/3 cup olive oil
1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese

Preparation

1. Combine beans and 4 cups water in a Dutch oven; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 6 to 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge beans into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain. Chill beans up to 8 hours, if desired.

2. Sauté mushrooms and next 7 ingredients in hot oil in Dutch oven over medium-high heat 5 to 7 minutes. Add beans, stirring until thoroughly heated; sprinkle with Parmesan cheese.

July 2008
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