Sauteed Green Beans

Sauteed green beans are a quick and versatile side dish. Browse our recipes for easy sauteed green bean sides whether topped with almonds, mixed with mushrooms, or added to a Chinese dish.

Herbed Chopped Veggies

Better Homes and Gardens

Green vegetables, crunchy walnuts, fresh herbs and a touch of butter combine for one flavorful spring side dish.

Total: 10 mins

Basil Beans and Tomatoes

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Fresh basil lends a fragrant scent to fresh-from-the garden green beans and cherry tomatoes.

Total: 35 mins

Lemony Green Beans

Better Homes and Gardens

Quick-cooking green beans take this side dish recipe from start to finish in 20 minutes. Lemon peel and shallots add an elegant air and fresh flavor.

How to Make Green Beans

Planning to serve green beans for dinner tonight...again? Instead of steaming or boiling them, try a new and easy method for how to cook green beans: roasting. The beans come out tender but with just the right amount of crispness, and they're filled with flavor, thanks to the caramelizing that occurs with roasting. You can toss in herbs and spices, but the beans are just as delicious left plain.

How to Steam Green Beans

Steaming is one of the healthiest methods of cooking vegetables, and learning how to steam green beans will provide a side dish that can be paired with almost any meal.

How to Cook Green Beans

If your mind immediately goes to boiling or steaming when you think of how to cook green beans, you're missing out on a terrific option for showcasing their natural flavors: roasting. As with other vegetables, roasting brings out the flavor of your green beans without reducing them to mush. The end result is slightly firm on the outside and tender on the inside. Roasted green beans even make for a fun finger food substitute for French fries, making them a popular way to entice kids to eat more veggies. You may even want to offer ranch or other dressing for dipping.

Green Beans with Peppers

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Sauteed Green Beans with Shallot Crisps

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Lemony Green Beans

Diabetic Living
Total: 30 mins

Green Beans with Almond Slivers

Better Homes and Gardens

Perfect with a Thanksgiving turkey, this quick-cooking side dish recipe couldn't be easier. A splash of lemon juice and crunchy almonds delivers added flavor.

Holiday Green Beans and Bacon

Better Homes and Gardens

It's easy to dress up frozen green beans by adding colorful carrots and smoky bacon.

Total: 30 mins

Lemony Chicken and Green Beans

Diabetic Living

Rather than deep fat frying chicken, coat a lean boneless chicken breast in mustard and bread crumbs, then cook in a skillet. The result is low in fat yet high in flavor!

Total: 20 mins

How to Cook Chard

Spinach is delicious, but sometimes it's nice to mix things up--learning how to cook chard will provide an alternative leafy green for weeknight meals.

How to Cook Spinach

There's a reason Popeye never left home without a can of spinach. This super-food is packed with vital nutrients like iron, Vitamin A and calcium, not to mention its concentration of antioxidants. Knowing how to cook spinach means you have a host of options for preparing a variety of health-packed meals.

How to Cook Chicken Legs

While chicken breasts often get all the glory, the drumsticks and thighs hold some of the juiciest and most flavorful meat--and even better, they're inexpensive and easy to prepare. Drumsticks are also favorites among young diners since they come with a "handle" and are fun to eat. So, knowing how to cook chicken legs is an especially useful skill for anyone feeding a family.

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