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Yummiest Green Beans Ever Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Yummiest Green Beans Ever

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"This dish was created out of boredom with plain, average green beans! It's sweet, tangy and savory...and my kids absolutely love it! Hope you enjoy it as much as we do! I use leftover sliced deli ham since it is already sliced thin and makes perfect tiny pieces, but leftover dinner ham would be delicious also!"

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Original recipe makes 5 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    15 mins

    25 mins


  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the onion and ham; cook and stir until brown bits start to show up on the bottom of your pan, 5 to 10 minutes.
  2. Mix the red wine vinegar into the pan, scraping up the browned bits from the bottom. The vinegar will evaporate quickly - don't panic. Mix in the mustard, and reduce the heat to medium-low. Add the green beans and stir to coat. Cook just until tender but still crisp, about 5 minutes. Season with kosher salt and serve.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 09, 2005

This was very good and very easy. It adds a nice tang to plain green beans, but might clash with a flavorful main dish. Stir the beans before serving as the sauce does not cling to the beans. And use fresh beans whenever possible! Be forewarned, they smell like dirty socks when you're cooking them.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 12, 2006

I didn't have the problem with the sauce not sticking to the beans. It is a bit overpowering though. Served with soy/garlic marinated chops. Thought it would complement them, but the flavor of the beans just took over. They are flavorful though, and will try to find something to better serve them with.


23 Ratings

Aug 21, 2006

Instead of honey mustard, we used a grainy Dijon mustart...It seems to add to the texture

Jul 09, 2008

Thank you so much for this recipe! I needed something creative to make and based on your recipe I made a great main dish with what I had. I used a canned ham, bag of frozen green beans, the red wine vinegar, regular yellow mustard and lots of pepper. Did not add any salt since the canned ham is super salty. Thanks for the great recipe!!

Nov 16, 2010

They sure are yummy!

Sep 20, 2010

Yum good. I could have almost made a meal out of these. I used canadian bacon and probably a little more honey mustard cuz I like it.)

Mar 01, 2010

Good way to add some taste to regular green beans. Boys liked it. I used fresh green beans and boiled them for about 10 min before (so they weren't so hard).

Feb 02, 2010

we loved them!! I normally can't get them to eat all their veggies, they ate seconds! and hubby even ate them.


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  • Calories
  • 99 kcal
  • 5%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 8.5 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 5.4 g
  • 8%
  • Fiber
  • 2.5 g
  • 10%
  • Protein
  • 3.9 g
  • 8%
  • Sodium
  • 278 mg
  • 11%

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

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