Awesome Green Beans

Awesome Green Beans


"Green beans with the meat of your choice. Don't be afraid to experiment with seasoning. This is a fun recipe! My family really enjoys the green beans."


1 h servings 108 cals
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Original recipe yields 8 servings



  • Calories:
  • 108 kcal
  • 5%
  • Fat:
  • 5.6 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.2g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4.9 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 15 mg
  • 5%
  • Sodium:
  • 107 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat oil in a large saucepan over medium heat. Saute onion and garlic until tender. Stir in sausage and cook until evenly brown.
  2. Pour in water and bring to a boil. Stir in green beans; reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer until tender, about 30 minutes. Check water level often and add more as needed to prevent scorching. Season with salt to taste.
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  1. 71 Ratings


I make green beans all the time in this very same's a tip: When you buy smoked sausage or have leftover ham, throw it in the food processor and always have it on hand in the freeze...

Easy. I used smoked sausage. I will keep this but change the way it is cooked. Shorten the cooking time way too long.

These are the only green beans in the world that I will actually eat 2 helpings! The sausage really makes them tasty! I use fresh green beans. Mmmmm mmmmmm good!!

This is one of my "go-to" vegetable dishes. I cook the sausage first, then saute the onion (or shallot) and garlic in the sausage fat, plus a little extra oil. Also, as as many have suggested ...

Awesome recipe! Even my two year old ate this. I used mild Italian sausage,out of the casing and chopped up. Other than a little season all, it needed no other spices. I also used fresh green ...

I used fresh green beans and bacon instead of sausage. I didn't even add the olive oil. Excellent!

I left out the sausages and I think that may have messed it up, because there was no flavor then. Don't leave out the sausage, I tried it. It will affect the recipe.

Wow! All the kids liked this recipe, which was something remarkable...a great recipe!

This is sort of a classic meal. I made it for my roommates and they loved it. Part of the reason why I think is attributed to the very cold day we had in our city. It was also very filling, so t...