Buttered Green Beans
- Coarse salt
- 3/4 pound green beans, trimmed
- 2 tablespoons unsalted butter
- Freshly ground pepper
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.
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.