Steamed Green Beans



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Because sometimes we all just need something solid and healthy to go with our pizza, mac and cheese, top ramen, canned soup, or frozen dinner – I present to you: HOW TO STEAM VEGETABLES (green beans, in particular) with or without a steamer.

…so easy, you’ll think I was joking.

Nutritional Info: Makes 2 servings: 85 Calories, 6g Fat, 8g Carb, 2g Protein. – Calculated with adding 1 tablespoon of butter at the end.

Cook Time:
15 min

Ingredients:
About 1 lb. of green beans
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste
1 tablespoon of butter/margarine.

What You’ll Need:
1 pot
1 steamer
***If you don’t have a steamer, all you’ll need is 1 large pan***

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Directions (using a steamer):

  1. Slice the ends off of the green beans.
  2. Bring about 2 inches of water to a boil.
  3. Add green beans to the steamer and put into the pot. Cover.
  4. Let cook for about 5-7 minutes (longer if you don’t like them as crispy)
  5. Serve with about a tablespoon of butter and salt and pepper to taste!

Directions (WITHOUT using a steamer):

  1. Slice the ends off of the green beans.
  2. Bring about 1/2 an inch of salted water to a boil in a large pan.
  3. Add green beans to the pan and cover.
  4. Let cook for about 5-7 minutes (longer if you don’t like them as crispy)
  5. Serve with about a tablespoon of butter and salt and pepper to taste!

Enjoy, dudes!


Steamed Green Beans, 4.5 out of 5 based on 4 ratings

One Response to “Steamed Green Beans”

  1. Laura Christine Says...

    On March 29, 2010 at 12:12 am

    That’s a great steamer basket lol!


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