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Boiled Potatoes and Green Beans

This simple side dish is just what you need when serving a rich main course.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, January/February 2004


  • 1 pound (about 8) baby red potatoes
  • Coarse Salt
  • 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Salt and ground pepper


  1. Place baby red potatoes in a large saucepan; add enough water to cover by 1 inch. Bring to a boil; add coarse salt, and cook until potatoes are tender, 15 to 20 minutes. Remove with a slotted spoon; slice in half.

  2. Add green beans to boiling water; cover, and cook until crisp-tender, 4 to 6 minutes. Drain; transfer vegetables to a medium bowl. Add butter; season with salt and ground pepper. Toss.


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