If you find fresh green beans at your farmstand, grocery store, or even in your own garden, we have eight delicious suggestions for how to prepare them.
No. 1: Ryan Scott’s Green Bean Slaw
This cold salad tosses green beans with dressing and tops with crispy bacon – nothing wrong with that.
No. 2: Puttanesca Green Beans with Grilled Swordfish and Oregano
Puttanesca Green Beans with Grilled Swordfish and Oregano
For this healthy meal, Rach grills sustainable swordfish steaks with a simple dusting of salt, pepper and oregano (or marjoram), then serves with puttanesca-style green beans.
No. 3: Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans
Italian-Style Rotisserie-Chicken Noodle Soup with Green Beans
Rachael’s homestyle Italian chicken noodle soup is guilt-free, featuring loads of figure-friendly ingredients like herbs, vegetables and nutrient-rich stock.
No. 4: Spicy Herb-Roasted Haricots Verts
These spicy roasted green beans are a flavorful and fresh companion to any summer dinner.
No. 5: Valerie Bertinelli’s Green Beans with Shallots
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Valerie blanches her green beans until they turn a vibrant green, then tosses them with a shallot and red wine vinegar dressing. Whether you serve it warm or cold, it will be equally delicious!
No. 6: Carla Hall’s Cooked-to-Death-Delicious Green Beans with Potatoes
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Carla cooks potatoes in a bath of onions and chicken stock until they are done, then adds green beans and cooks until they are soft. Then, she removes the veggies to a platter with a slotted spoon, reduces the sauce until thick, then pours over the platter. Yum!
No. 7: Cacciatore-Style Boneless Chicken One-Pot with Green Beans
Cacciatore-Style Boneless Chicken One-Pot with Green Beans
This dish has something for everyone: chicken, green beans, cremini mushrooms, Parmigiano-Reggiano cheese and San Marzano tomatoes, just to name a few ingredients. It's enough to satisfy any cravings. (Oh, and it tastes incredibly good.)
No. 8: Haricots Frites with Sriracha Ketchup
For this super easy veggie, just roast green beans and coat in a homemade sriracha ketchup!
What’s your favorite way to cook green beans? Share below.