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Garlic String Beans Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeanne Brannon-Tomlin
Added: Thursday, September 7, 2006

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 tbsp. Olive oil
1 tsp. garlic, minced
4 c. fresh string beans cut into 2 inch pieces
1/2 tsp. dried thyme*
1/2 tsp. sea salt
Fresh ground black pepper
2 c. water
1 vegetable bouillon*
Squeeze of fresh lemon juice (optional)
* these area must for proper flavor, Joe O'Malia's has vegetbale bouillion

Directions:
Directions:
In a large heavy saucepan, Heat oil.
Add garlic and beans, and saute over high heat to sear beans, stirring frequently so they do not burn.
Add thyme, sea salt and pepper to taste.
Add water and vegetable bouillion.
Bring to a boil, cover tightly, reduce heat to medium-low, and simmer for 20-30 minutes or until beans are tender when pierced with tip of sharp knife.
Add more water, if necessary.
Add squeeze of lemon juice and toss well.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is one of my VERY favorite recipes, it's also healthy and all my guests LOVE it!

 

 

 

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