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Cook Fresh Greens Beans - Cooking with Green Beans

cooking green beans
Mar 24
  By Savannah

Wash beans under running cool water; snap or cut off the tips of both ends; leave whole or cut or snap to desired size.

✿ Boil - Add beans to boiling water, cover, cook to desired tenderness (3 to 8 minutes).

✿ Microwave - Place beans in a covered dish with 2 tablespoons water. Microwave on high for 2 minutes and test for doneness. Continue cooking for 30 seconds at a time until desired tenderness is reached.

✿ Steam - Add beans to a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam to desired tenderness (3 to 7 minutes).

✿ Sauté or Stir-fry - Heat beans in a small amount of oil over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until desired tenderness is reached (5 to 10 minutes).