Rating: 3.05 stars
40 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 19
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 2

A dab of butter and fresh dill turns plain-old green beans into a dish worthy of Sunday dinner.

Everyday Food, October 2003

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prep:
15 mins
total:
30 mins
Servings:
4
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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

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Reviews (3)

40 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 3
  • 4 star values: 8
  • 3 star values: 19
  • 2 star values: 8
  • 1 star values: 2
Rating: 4 stars
05/01/2013
I love simple dishes like this. I used less butter and threw some pine nuts in to make the dish look a bit brighter.
Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2013
Very good, the whole family liked it. Even the 6 year old. Definitively I will make it again and again.
Rating: 5 stars
01/14/2013
Very good, the whole family liked it. Even the 6 year old. Definitively I will make it again and again.
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