Let the natural flavor of these herb green beans shine by par-boiling and then gently steaming with rosemary and thyme.
This easy side dish recipe, and accompanying photo, was shared with us by McCormick. The prolific spice company offers hundreds of recipes on their website, but these herb green beans just happen to be naturally dairy free and full of flavor. Enjoy them with your next holiday meal, or pin this recipe for spring and summer, when green beans begin to hit their seasonal stride.
Note that these herb green beans use rosemary and thyme – a perfect slightly hearty compliment to tender beans, asparagus, and Brussels sprouts. See this fun vegetable prep chart for other flavor pairings that naturally work well.
Special Diet Notes: Herb Green Beans
By ingredients, this recipe is dairy-free / non-dairy, egg-free, gluten-free, grain-free, nut-free, peanut-free, vegan, vegetarian, and generally top food allergy-friendly.
- Place the beans in a medium saucepan and add enough water to cover the beans. Bring to a boil. Reduce the heat to low; simmer 4 to 6 minutes or until tender-crisp. Drain. Return the beans to saucepan.
- Toss the beans with the vinegar, oil, rosemary, thyme, sea salt and pepper. Cook and stir over medium heat one to two minutes or until heated through.