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Campfire Green Beans Recipe
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Campfire Green Beans

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"Five minute preparation at home, then into a plastic baggie for transport, and heat over an open fire!!! Yum!!! Please don't try to use frozen green beans - it just doesn't work. You can turn this dish into a complete meal by adding sliced sauteed chicken."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    5 mins

    1 hr


  1. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Pour in olive oil, then mix in onion, garlic, and almonds. Saute until onions are translucent, about 5 minutes.
  2. Stir in green beans and season with salt and pepper. Cover skillet with lid and cook for 3 minutes, stirring a few times so mixture doesn't burn. Transfer mixture to a shallow dish and place in refrigerator to cool. When cool, pack into a resealable bag.
  3. At campsite, heat a skillet over the fire or camp stove, dump in contents of bag, and cook just until heated through.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Sep 27, 2006

These were very nice for a change- and a good way to spruce up canned green beans. However I would recommened cooking the onions and garlic for 3-4 minutes before adding the almonds. Then cook the almonds for 1/2 minutes before adding the greenbeans!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 24, 2003

I loved the flavors and added more garlic. I think fresh green beans would be better though. The canned green beans tend to get mushed.

Jul 24, 2003

My family loved these green beans. My niece said these were the best green beans she'd ever eaten. Refrigerating them overnight and heating them up the next day really heightened the flavor. I'll definitely make them again.

Dec 20, 2003

Glenda, these are wonderful. My family detests most canned veggies, so I used frozen (against your better judgement) This side dish was awesome with frozen beans.I will be making these alot this summer when I have fresh ones from my garden!I bet it will be super delicious! Thanks for sharing.

Jul 24, 2003

This is a great recipe. I substituted frozen French cut green beans instead of using canned. I made this dish for Thanksgiving, and it was a big hit! I will definitely make this again.

Jul 24, 2003

I'm always looking for recipes that are low in saturated fat. This one is great because is uses oil instead of butter, and tastes great.

Jun 04, 2007

This was an easy recipe. We cooked this ahead of time and then reheated on our camp stove as suggested. It was a little bland. I think it could use some spices or something. I even doubled up on the garlic but it still was bland. Also, if I were to do it again I'd toast the almonds first. But, I probably would make this again if I went camping with some slight alterations because it was very easy.

Mar 17, 2006

These were excellent! Made them earlier in day, and just microwaved them for about a minute before serving, sprinkled with herb seasonings, too. Top notch flavour, easy, and can be prepared well in advance for quick serving at dinner. My kind of recipe!


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  • Calories
  • 130 kcal
  • 7%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 13.2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 7.6 g
  • 12%
  • Fiber
  • 3.3 g
  • 13%
  • Protein
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Sodium
  • 673 mg
  • 27%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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