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Green Beans Kids are Sure to Eat


"A quick simple idea for kids to eat there greens. Remember to make it fun. White or black pepper can be used in this recipe."
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15 m servings 43 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

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  1. Heat butter, garlic powder, onion powder, and pepper in a saucepan over medium heat until butter is melted, 1 to 2 minutes. Stir green beans into butter mixture and cook until beans are heated through, 5 to 10 minutes.


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  • Aluminum foil helps keep food moist, ensures it cooks evenly, keeps leftovers fresh, and makes clean-up easy.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 43 calories; 3 g fat; 3.5 g carbohydrates; 0.9 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 192 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Instead of canned green beans, I used Steamfresh frozen whole green beans. Though the grownups were lukewarm about these, I definitely got two thumbs up from both kids--even the picky one. Recip...

My 2 year old loved it. I used fresh green beans and boiled them, with a tablespoon of salt, 15 minutes before using.

These were good. Like Sarah Jo, I used frozen whole green beans because I'm just not a fan of canned. These were a quick veggies side w/out a lot of bells and whistles (or added calories). TH...

I had to find a way to cook some fresh green beans from the farmer's market that my picky toddler son might enjoy (or at least not hate), and that the family would enjoy, too. This recipe came ...

my kids loved this u add about a table spoon of Parmesan cheese.

I use bacon grease rather than butter and a skillet rather than a saucepan and sort of fry the beans. My grandkids and I just love them this way. I have even been known to make a green bean sa...