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Buttered Green Beans

  • Servings: 4

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Source: The Martha Stewart Show, February 2006


  • Coarse salt
  • 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • Freshly ground pepper


  1. Prepare an ice-water bath. Bring a large pot of water to a boil; add salt. Cook green beans until crisp tender, about 3 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, transfer beans to ice-water bath. Drain; set aside.

  2. Bring 1/4 cup water and butter to a boil in a large skillet over medium-high heat; add beans. Cook until just heated through; season with salt and pepper.

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