fresh green beans recipes

fresh is best

Fresh green beans

Fresh green beans are so much better than canned or frozen. They have a better texture, and keep their crisp snapped when cooked. Here are some delicious fresh green bean recipes for you to try, plus some main course ideas to pair them with. 

Roasting green beans is often overlooked, but they are great when roasted! This recipe has roasted green beans and brussels sprouts tossed in simple seasonings, fresh basil, and lemon zest. Ready in less than 30 minutes!

Roasted Green Beans and Brussels Sprouts


These fresh green beans are blistered in a hot cast iron skillet, then seasoned with butter and a cajun blackening seasoning mix. Top it off with fresh herbs and a squeeze of lemon juice. This is a great stove top side for when your main course is using the oven. 

Blackened  Green Beans


Another great option for roasting fresh green beans. Carrots and green beans go great together, and make a pretty colorful plate. You just need a few dried herbs and this recipe is ready in 25 minutes!

Roasted Green Beans and Carrots


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