Green Beans with Bread Crumbs

Green Beans with Bread Crumbs


"My mom gave me this recipe. It's been in the family for years. Hope you enjoy it as much as we do - it's a sure way to get my kids to eat green beans. You can easily double this recipe."


25 m servings 210 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 210 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 15.8 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 13.6g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 5.5 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 6 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 210 mg
  • 8%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Combine green beans and 1/2 cup water in a medium pot. Cover, and bring to boil. Reduce heat to medium, and let beans cook for 10 minutes, or until tender. Drain well.
  2. Place beans in a medium serving bowl, and mix in bread crumbs, olive oil, salt, pepper, garlic powder, oregano and basil. Toss mixture until the beans are coated. Sprinkle with Parmesan cheese, and serve.
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  1. 518 Ratings


While reading the reviews I thought it was interesting that people either loved or hated this recipe. I thought it sounded good, but I also misread the recipe. In my head, I thought these beans ...

I made this on Thanksgiving - what a great alternative to green bean casserole! I used a bag of steamed green beans to cut down on time and hassle. I drizzled about a tablespoon or two of oliv...

This was pretty tasty. I'm not a vegetable fan so it was nice to find a vegetable recipe that didn't load up on fat and cheese. BTW--I cut the oil back to about 1 T. My husband and I enjoyed ...

I fixed these for our “Italian” themed Christmas dinner. They were a HUGE hit with everyone. I blanched the beans and mixed everything together several hrs before I was to serve dinner. Kept ...

As is I don't think this recipe would be great, so I gave it 3 stars. Ten minutes is way too long for green beans, they'd turn to mush and there is too much olive oil and that wouldn't help wit...

What a great way to prepare green beans! We eat them alot so finding a new recipe is great! Very flavorful.

This is a fool-proof recipe and a crowd pleaser. Very easy and quick to make, one I will use repeatedly! I don't understand the negative reviews, especially concerning "grit." Perhaps they di...

These were sooooo easy to make and really awesome! I made a few minor adjustments: I steamed the beans in the microwave, and used about 2tsp of butter instead ofthe 1/4 C of olive oil. To kee...

Hmmmmmmm. I agree with Linda, I was intrigued by the like/dislike issue. I leaned more toward the dislike. It needs to be less oily & gritty. Just my taste though. Sorry Marie ;)