Green Beans 5 Ways

From savory soy, to diced tomatoes and chilies, to spicy-lime, to Parmesan herb, or to lemon dill, you’ll never tire of green beans!
Green Beans 5 Ways

Serves

6
Prep Time
5 min.
Cook Time
5 min.
From savory soy, to diced tomatoes and chilies, to spicy-lime, to Parmesan herb, or to lemon dill, you’ll never tire of green beans!
Ingredients
2 Tbsps. olive oil 2 cans (14.5oz.ea.) Del Monte® Cut Green Beans, well drained 1 Tbsp. Toasted sesame seeds 2 tsps. less sodium soy sauce Salt and black pepper, optional
Directions
  1. Heat oil in a large non-tick skillet over medium heat; add beans and cook 3 to 4 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally.
  2. Remove from heat; stir in soy sauce and sesame seeds. Season lightly with salt and pepper, if desired.
  VARIATIONS: Prepare recipe as directed, except:
  1. For Lemon Dill Green Beans, stir in 4 tsp. chopped fresh dill or 1 1/4 tsp. dried dill and 1 tsp. grated lemon zest instead of sesame seeds and soy sauce in Step 2.
  2. For Parmesan Herb Green Beans, stir in 1/2 tsp. dried oregano instead of soy sauce and sesame seeds in Step 2. Top with 3 Tbsp. grated Parmesan cheese.
  3. For Green Beans with Tomatoes & Chilies, stir in 1 can (14.5 oz.) Del Monte® Diced Tomatoes with Zesty Mild Green Chilies, drained, instead of soy sauce and sesame seeds in Step 2. Top with 1/2 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese or Cheddar cheese and 2 Tbsp. chopped fresh cilantro, if desired.
  4. For Spicy Lime Green Beans, stir in 1 to 2 tsp. Asian red chili sauce, such as Sriracha, and 1 to 2 Tbsp. fresh lime juice instead of sesame seeds and soy sauce in Step 2.
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