Fresh Green Beans (a.k.a Tom Cruise Green Beans)

  • Level: Easy
  • Yield: 4 servings
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 10 min


2 pounds fresh green beans, tips removed

4 tablespoons butter, melted



  1. Wash and drain the beans. Put 1 cup water in a medium saucepan. Add the beans and cook until tender but still very crisp, about 6 minutes. Drain the beans and add the butter, tossing to coat as it melts. Season with salt.
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11 Reviews

sheryl j.

I cook my green beans in a skillet of melted butter and minced garlic. 5-7 mins so they are tender teenagers love them!

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