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Braised Green Beans


These beans are simmered in chicken broth. They are a good side dish for hanger steak, roast chicken, or shrimp.

  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2012


  • 1 cup chicken broth
  • 5 peeled cloves garlic
  • 1 pound trimmed green beans
  • 2 teaspoons fresh thyme leaves
  • Salt and pepper
  • Extra-virgin olive oil
  • Lemon slices


  1. In a large skillet, bring chicken broth and garlic to a simmer over medium-high. Add green beans and thyme; cover and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Season with salt and pepper, drizzle with olive oil, and serve with lemon slices.

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  • sazerac
    5 AUG, 2014
    I made this tonight to pair with roast chicken, and I think it's my new favorite way to cook green beans! Easy and very flavorful. I love using thyme. I didn't measure it out, just threw sprigs in with the green beans. Delicious!