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Under 30 Minutes

Under 30 Minutes

French-Cut Green Beans With Dill Butter

To prepare the beans, trim both ends with a paring knife, or snap off. Then cut beans in half into approximately equal-size pieces. With a paring knife, carefully split each bean in half lengthwise.

  • prep: 15 mins
    total time: 30 mins
  • servings: 4

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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 pound French-cut green beans
  • 1 tablespoon chopped fresh dill, (or 1/4 teaspoon dried)
  • Coarse salt and ground pepper

Directions

  1. Step 1

    To prepare beans, trim both ends with a paring knife, or snap off. Cut beans in half into approximately equal-size pieces, then carefully split each bean in half lengthwise with a paring knife.

  2. Step 2

    Bring 1 tablespoon butter and 1/2 cup water to a boil in a large skillet. Add beans. Cover; cook over medium-low heat until tender, 16 to 20 minutes.

  3. Step 3

    Toss with remaining tablespoon butter and dill. Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.

Source
Everyday Food, September 2003

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Reviews (3)

  • 1 May, 2013

    I love simple dishes like this. I used less butter and threw some pine nuts in to make the dish look a bit brighter.

  • 14 Jan, 2013

    Very good, the whole family liked it. Even the 6 year old. Definitively I will make it again and again.

  • 14 Jan, 2013

    Very good, the whole family liked it. Even the 6 year old. Definitively I will make it again and again.