Green Beans and Potatoes Recipe -
Green Beans and Potatoes Recipe
  • READY IN 35 mins

Green Beans and Potatoes

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"A good side dish when your guests are vegetarians and meat lovers. (As in my house.)"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    25 mins

    35 mins


  1. In a large skillet over medium-high heat combine potatoes, green beans, thyme, pepper, Worcestershire sauce and 3/4 cup of broth. Bring to a boil; reduce heat to medium-low, cover and simmer 15 to 20 minutes or until vegetables are tender.
  2. In a small bowl blend remaining broth and cornstarch. Stir in parsley; add to potato mixture. Cook, stirring, until bubbly and thickened.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Feb 18, 2003

The staff at has revised the recipe to reflect the changes as suggested by the submitter.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Feb 18, 2003

Note from the recipe author -- There is a typo in the recipe. It should be 1/4tsp of pepper.

Jun 22, 2011

This was really good. How can you ever go wrong with potatoes and thyme? I used fresh green beans so I steamed them first. i cooked the potatoes in the broth mixture and then added the green beans when the potatoes were done. I used chicken broth instead and found that i didnt need the starch because the starch from the potatoes thickened it quite well.

Jan 22, 2003

This recipe was easy and I had all the ingredients in the house. It cooked well and even held for a little while when my husband was late. My 16 month old liked it too! It was soft but had chunks. The thyme was tasty.

Aug 12, 2009

The changes I made to this recipe were that I sauteed the potatoes briefly in butter along with some chopped red onion before adding the broth, seasonings and fresh green beans. I also added some kielbasa chunks to make this a one-skillet meal. Didn't find it necessary to add the cornstarch.

Sep 15, 2009

Just average. I would recommend adding the beans until potatoes are 1/2 way cooked...ended up looking like goulash. Needed more flavor, but considering it's a low cal side dish, was just okay and very easy to make.

Dec 15, 2004

Made this last night and we LOVED it!! What a great, low fat, low calorie side dish for those of us Weight Watchers. Very filling also. Thanks!!

Feb 18, 2003

way too much pepper!!!


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  • Calories
  • 83 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 18.3 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Fat
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Fiber
  • 2.6 g
  • 11%
  • Protein
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 99 mg
  • 4%

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

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