August 6, 2014

22 Recipes Starring Fresh Green Beans

Are green beans one of your favorites of the summer harvest?  Then check out this collection of 22 ways to enjoy fresh green beans!

This time of year, green beans are abundantly growing in the garden.  And they seem to be the crop that keeps on giving, don't they? ... Kind of like the Energizer Bunny of the garden.

I'm not a gardener myself ... I swear, my thumbs are black.  But when I get my hands on some of the bean crop from my mother-in-law's garden or from the garden of a friend, I must say I'm quite  happy.  There are so many ways to enjoy this versatile little garden gem!

Aside from eating them raw straight off the vine ... which I love to do, by the way, ... there are so many ways to prepare green beans.  Just check out this collection of 22 fabulous ideas from my bloggy friends and me to get you started.


Roasted Green Beans from Diethood

Fried Green Beans with Lime Aioli Dipping Sauce from The View from Great Island

Baked Green Bean Fries from Persnickety Plates

Spicy Braised Green Beans with Feta from The Law Student's Wife

Sesame Garlic Green Beans from Sweet Anna's

Chili Garlic Green Beans from Oh My Veggies

Crockpot Green Bean Casserole from Menu of Musings

Spiced Green Bean Casserole from Cooking with Books

Chinese Orange Beef Stir-Fry from Very Culinary

French Bean Salad from The Law Student's Wife

Hot French Potato Salad from Farm Fresh Feasts 


  1. I just love green beans in every way possible! Perfect post for the season.

    1. Thank you so much, Rina. Glad you enjoyed the collection!

  2. A great Roundup of Fresh Green Bean Recipes! Thanks so much for sharing with Full Plate Thursday and have a great day!
    Come Back Soon!
    Miz Helen

  3. I needed some fresh green bean recipes and these look perfect!! Thank you so much for linking up at Tasty Tuesday! Your recipe has been pinned to the Tasty Tuesday Pinterest board! Please join us again this week!


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