Basil Green Beans Recipe

Basil Green Beans Recipe

  • Makes: 4 Servings
  • Ready In: 24 mins
  • Prep Time: 12 mins
  • Cook Time: 12-17 mins

A new twist on a classic veggie. The great flavor of basil with the sweet taste of green beans, a must try.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 46
  • Fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2g
  • Sodium: 7mg
  • Carbohydrates: 8g
  • Fiber: 1g


  1. 1 lb. fresh green beans
    1 Tbsp. minced spring onion
    1/2 tsp. butter or olive oil
    1 tsp. dried basil leaves
    1 tsp. garlic powder
    Dash pepper


    1. Trim and snap green beans into thirds. (You can do this ahead of time.)
    2. Mince onion.
    3. Put water on to boil to steam beans. As soon as water boils, steam beans for 10 to 15 minutes or until tender.
    4. Melt butter or margarine and sauté onions until tender.
    5. Add steamed beans, basil, garlic powder and pepper.
    6. Toss beans with basil sauce to coat evenly and serve.

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