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Green Goddess Green Beans

A three ingredient recipe that makes green beans taste awesome. Simple flavors with items you can easily grab at the grocery store.

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Green bean casserole is a delicious classic that ends up in our Thanksgiving spreads. I love it, but I came up with a lightened up version that takes less time than the original and is still as tasty. 

It makes for a really great meal, and it’s made with some ingredients that you can grab from your local grocery store.

Ingredients in green goddess green beans:

  • 32 oz of green beans
  • ¼ cup of the green goddess dressing or marinade of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to make green goddess green beans

Bring a pot of salted water to a boil

Boil your green beans for 2-3 minutes. 

Remove them and immediately place them into an ice bath to stop the cooking. 

Reheat your green beans (microwave is totally fine) for 1 minute. 

Season with salt, pepper, and drizzle with your favorite green goddess dressing. 

Optional: You can also add a sprinkle of fried onions to the top for the crunch factor

Enjoy!

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Green Goddess Green Beans

Green Goddess Green Beans


  • Author: Mila Clarke Buckley
  • Total Time: 4 minutes
  • Yield: 4 servings 1x
  • Diet: Diabetic
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Description

An easy way to turn up and flavor your fresh green beans. 


Ingredients

Units Scale
  • 32 oz of green beans
  • 1/4 cup of the green goddess dressing or marinade of your choice
  • Salt and pepper to taste


Instructions

  1. Bring a pot of salted water to a boil
  2. Cut off the ends of your green beans to remove any of the stem.
  3. Boil your green beans for 2-3 minutes. 
  4. Remove them and immediately place them into an ice bath to stop the cooking. 
  5. Reheat your green beans (microwave is totally fine) for 1 minute. 
  6. Season with salt, pepper, and drizzle with your favorite green goddess dressing. 
  7. Optional: You can also add a sprinkle of fried onions to the top for the crunch factor
  8. Enjoy!

Notes

This recipe uses fresh green beans. They’re going to be crunchy and snappy. I recommend fresh – not canned or frozen – for this recipe.

  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 2
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Boiling
  • Cuisine: American

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 8 ounces
  • Calories: 136
  • Sugar: 8.4g
  • Sodium: 736.4mg
  • Fat: 7.1g
  • Carbohydrates: 16.9g
  • Fiber: 6.1g
  • Protein: 4.4g
  • Cholesterol: 6.1mg

Keywords: Green beans, green goddess green beans, green beans

About Mila

Hi! I'm Mila.

I’m earning my Master’s degree in Applied nutrition.

I’m currently an Integrative Nutrition Health Coach living with  LADA (Latent Autoimmune Diabetes in Adults, a slow-progressing form of autoimmune Type 1 diabetes) I love food, travel, and my kitchen, and teaching you about diabetes self-management.

I’m here to help you live your best life possible diabetes by showing you how to create simple, blood-sugar friendly and delicious meals and tips on diabetes self-care.

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