Green Bean Casserole with Bacon
Frozen French-cut green beans can be used in place of fresh to save time. Make sure to thaw them first, drain well, and pat dry with paper towels.
This beloved Italian soup isn't just hearty and healthy -- it's really flexible. Minestrone typically includes lots of leafy greens, other veggies, and beans. Which to choose? You're only limited by the contents of your refrigerator and pantry.
Microwave-Steamed Garlic Green Beans
This is a fast and flavorful healthy side dish for tonight's supper.
Dry-Fried Green Beans
Adapted from Anne Quatrano's Summerland: Recipes for Celebrating With Southern Hospitality (Rizzoli).
French-Cut Green Beans With Dill Butter
A dab of butter and fresh dill turns plain-old green beans into a dish worthy of Sunday dinner.
Green Beans with Vinaigrette
These fresh green beans help balance out the richness of the rest of the Thanksgiving meal.
Boiled Potatoes and Green Beans
This simple side dish is just what you need when serving a rich main course.