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The ONLY way to enjoy french beans, in my opinion.
The best green beans ever! Quick and delicious!
Sometimes I make them crispy and others they are steamed/limp. I'll comment on how to make the difference. Crispy tastes more fresh, so if you're not into that business, then go for the limper version!

Posted by Summer S. from Oblong, Illinois, United States • Published See Summer S.'s 3 projects »
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  • How to cook beans. Amazing Green Beans - Step 1
    Step 1

    Here are the ingredients!
    I buy my beans at Walmart, and everything I know for a fact is available there as well.
    Doesn't matter what brand people.

  • How to cook beans. Amazing Green Beans - Step 2
    Step 2

    Alrighty, so start by adding about this much EVOO to your medium pan.

  • How to cook beans. Amazing Green Beans - Step 3
    Step 3

    Ok, so add your beans. I put them all the same direction and try to make an even layer.
    Then sprinkle a generous dose of the salts atop the beans. Once you make it you get an idea of about how much you prefer. Some people like a lot, others like them more plain. Me? I like a nice dose, so mine look like this!

  • How to cook beans. Amazing Green Beans - Step 4
    Step 4

    IF YOU WANT THEM CRISP: After you add the salts, let it cook for about 5 mins on med-low heat. Now STOP here and eat up for a fresher tasting version.

    IF YOU WANT THEM LIMPIER: After you add the salt, let them cook for a few mins on med-low heat, then, do as the picture shows, and add some water. I add enough so that the bottom of the pan is just about covered. Then I put a lid on top and let the beans simmer for about 5 mins. You don't really need to stir them.

  • How to cook beans. Amazing Green Beans - Step 5
    Step 5

    Whatever method you choose, you'll end up with something similar to this.

    I hope you like it! Enjoi

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Summer S.
Summer S. · Oblong, Illinois, US · 3 projects
Yes, I am definitely a fan! And also, one of the "Onion Salt"s in the ingredients is supposed to say "Garlic Salt".
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Ms. Nikell
Ms. Nikell · Charlotte, North Carolina, US · 52 projects
"EVOO" a fellow Rachel Ray fan? ^_^
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