German Style Green Beans (Grune Bohnen)

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by threeovens

Savory is essential for this recipe. In fact, Bohnenkraut is German for savory and translates to "bean-herb."

Top Review by JackieOhNo

These were wonderful, but you really must use fresh savory, which can be difficult to find. However, after some searching, I came up with it, and boy, was I glad that I did. It added such a distinct yet mild flavor. You could really taste the fresh green beans, but the butter, bouillon and savory added just the right touch. Thanks for sharing this. Made for ZWT6.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring the water, beef bouillon, and butter to a boil in a large saucepan.
  2. Add the green beans and savory, making sure to loosely drape or tie the kitchen string to the handle of the pot so it does not burn and can easily be retrieved to remove the savory; cover and cook 10 - 15 minutes to desired tenderness.
  3. Remove savory, drain beans, and place in a serving dish.
  4. Garnish with parsley, if desired.

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