Haricots Verts with Herb Butter

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Kosher salt

1 pound French string beans, stem end removed

1 tablespoon minced scallion, white and green parts

1 tablespoon minced fresh dill

1 tablespoon minced fresh flat leaf parsley

4 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature

1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Sea salt or fleur de sel, for serving


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon salt. Add the string beans and cook for 2 minutes. Drain and then place the string beans in a serving dish.
  2. For the herb butter, placed the scallion, dill, parsley, butter, 1 teaspoon salt and the pepper in a small bowl and combine.
  3. Scoop a generous tablespoon of the herb butter and place it on top of the string beans. Sprinkle with sea salt and serve.
  4. Use any extra herb butter for serving on a steak or in a sandwich.

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