05/17/13

Simply Awesome Green Beans

simple green bean recipe

Super simple, super tasty, these are my favorite green beans!

Simply Awesome Green Beans
1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed.
1 tsp. salt
1 tsp. Italian seasonings
2 cloves garlic, halved
2 Tbsp. butter
1 cup chicken broth*

*I make mine with “Better than Bullion”

In a large pan, heat 3-4 inches of water to boiling. Add salt and stir.

Add green beans and simmer 3-4 minutes, turning with tongs, until they’ve just turned color but are still crunchy.

Remove beans from the water (leave 1/2 inch of water in the pan), and place the beans in a pot with enough ice water to cover. Allow to cool completely, and then drain.

Return the pan to the stove and bring the 1/2 inch of remaining water to a high simmer. Add Italian seasonings, garlic halves, butter, and chicken broth. Simmer until reduced to about 1/4 inch of liquid. Remove from heat, add green beans and toss to coat well. Cover and let sit (off heat) 3-5 minutes.

Toss again, and serve.

Enjoy!

-Chef Perry
SimplySmartDinnerPlans.com

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