Fried Green Beans – as a side-dish or healthy snack food

Fried Green Beans are a great, different way to serve green beans. Your family will love them.
They can be served as a side-dish or served as a healthy snack.
Hint: As a snack serve them with Ranch Dressing as a dipping sauce.

1 pound green beans
1-1/2 tablespoons butter
1-1/2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
Salt and pepper to taste

Time from start to table is about 30 minutes.

Leave beans whole do not cut into small sections.
Wash under cold running water.
Boil or steam green beans until crisp tender. Beans should still have a little bite to them. Do not overcook.
Error on being a bit under cooked.
Drain and pat dry with paper towels.
Heat the butter and olive oil in a large skillet until sizzling.
Add green beans and fried over medium-high heat until beans are lightly browned.
Season to taste with salt and pepper.
Serve as a side-dish or snack food while still warm.

Hint: Spoon a small amount of the butter and olive oil used during frying over the beans just before serving.

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7 responses to “Fried Green Beans – as a side-dish or healthy snack food

  1. Gonna have these tomorrow night with my Swedish Meatballs/noodles. Thx for the recipe!

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  2. Can’t wait to give fried green beans a try! Thanks for sharing 🙂

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  3. I am always on board for anything fried.

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  4. I’ll have to save this for this summer….need to use up the snapped ones first.

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  5. Great idea for next time we have green beans.

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