Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Basil Buttered Beans

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      Basil Buttered Beans
      2 cups fresh green beans — cut into 2-inch pieces
      2 tbs onion, chopped
      2 tbs celery, chopped
      1/4 cup water
      2 tbs butter, melted
      1/2 tsp basil
      1/4 tsp salt
      1/8 tsp pepper
      In a saucepan, combine beans, onion, celery and water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until beans are tender. Drain. Add the butter, basil, salt and pepper. stir to coat. Serve immediately. 2 servings = about 105 calories

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      Can hardly wait till the first crop of green beans to come in. This recipe sounds good…

    • #423068
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      great! be sure to watch the time and only cook them the 5 minutes — don’t want them mushy (unless you like them that way and then you can ignore my comment;->) my garden is not doing well as my puppy insists on destroying everything! the only thing she stays away from are the jalapeno and lemon balm!

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Budget Menu & Dirt Cheap Recipes Cooking for Two Basil Buttered Beans