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Mom's Great Green Beans Recipe

Mom's Great Green Beans

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"Just plain green beans that taste great. Originally submitted to "

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Original recipe makes 6 - 8 servings Change Servings


  1. Drain the green beans, reserving 1/2 of the liquid. Dissolve the bouillon cube in the reserved liquid.
  2. Place green beans and liquid in a saucepan. Add Worcestershire sauce, soy sauce, butter or margarine and garlic pepper seasoning to taste. Simmer gently for 15 minutes.
  3. Remove to serving bowl leaving beans sitting in their liquid. Use a slotted spoon to serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Nov 27, 2005

My husband and I love this recipe. We have had them many many times for dinner so far and they have been great and tasty. The second time I added Real Bacon Bits and it went very well with the recipe. Now we don't ever have regular green beans anymore and we've gotten so use to making the recipe that we make it without measuring anything. My husband made these for Thanksgivings and our guests also loved them. This recipe has become a regular in our house.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Nov 16, 2009

Super-easy twist to canned green beans. One of of my daughters, who hates canned green beans, actually liked these and wanted seconds. It didn't knock my socks off, but for sheer simplicity, I'm sure I'll prepare beans like this again when I'm short on time and need a tastier veggie side than plain beans.


96 Ratings

Jan 10, 2011

I was looking for something to add to my canned green beans that didn't overpower but gave good flavor! I'll be making this recipe again!

Sep 20, 2010

quotes from those who have had these: "Better than Grandma's", "out of site", "awesome", "Did you cook these all day?"

Nov 24, 2005

Easy to make and tastes good. I used crushed garlic and pepper instead of garlic pepper and also added a pinch of salt. Thanks

Mar 02, 2005

This recipe is in here twice. Anyway, pretty good! A good low carb choice. Easy way to improve canned green beans. I used 1 t. beef bouillon granules.

Nov 15, 2011

The Wrchr sauce was a bit much for me, but my son loved it and ate most of it. I only had frozen french cut beans, so maybe if i had used the canned, the flavor would've been different for me. But great in a pinch.

Feb 10, 2011

I didn't have beef bouillon so I used chicken and this was delicious!


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  • Calories
  • 38 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 4.6 g
  • 1%
  • Cholesterol
  • 4 mg
  • 1%
  • Fat
  • 1.7 g
  • 3%
  • Fiber
  • 2 g
  • 8%
  • Protein
  • 1.2 g
  • 2%
  • Sodium
  • 550 mg
  • 22%

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

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