Photo: John Autry; Styling: Leigh Ann Ross
4 servings

Only five ingredients is all it takes to create a green bean dish with an elegant herbed flavor that will have you going back for seconds.

How to Make It

Steam green beans 5 minutes. Drizzle with olive oil; sprinkle with chopped thyme, chopped chives, and salt.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

koriander's Review

July 12, 2013
Very good and easy! I used fresh steam in the bag green beans. This was a tasty alternative to butter or plain steamed green beans. Definitely adding it to my rotation.

Loves2Eat23's Review

January 29, 2013
I'm probably a bit biased because green beans are my favorite vegetable, but, this recipe came out great! I made a few subs as I was just trying to use things I already had. I used ground thyme, a very small amount of kosher salt, and some sautéed red onions. I would recommend steaming them longer than 5 minutes...mine came out much crispier than expected. Still delicious though :-)

janetlbs's Review

June 15, 2012
super easy and tasty . . . the only way my kids will eat fresh green beans. In the summer I toss in fingerling potatoes and chill for a green bean & potato salad.

ladywolf9653's Review

April 20, 2011
I made these as a side to the herbed mushroom chicken. They were quick, crunchy, and very tasty. Quick & easy is a huge plus for me with any recipe, and anytime I can serve my family fresh, it's a bonus.