Total Time
Prep 2 mins
Cook 10 mins

The only way my family will eat canned green beans.


  1. Reserve approximately 2oz of liquid from each can used.
  2. Drain the rest of the liquid from the cans.
  3. Put the 4oz reserved can liquid in a fry type pan. Add large lump of butter. Bring to a boil.
  4. Add beans, salt and pepper,cover.
  5. Cook on medium high heat until nearly all the liquid is gone. Check on and stir. You may turn to a low temperature after intial boil and let it cook slower. They will be best if nearly all or all liquid is gone.


Most Helpful

I'm giving this 5 stars, because for canned green beans they were pretty darn good.

Newmsy September 18, 2009

Nice way to eat canned green beans. Hubby and I really enjoyed them but my youngest, who loves green beans, wouldn't eat them. I followed the recipe exactly as written.

bmcnichol April 01, 2009

Loved it! This will be the only way I cook canned green beans from now on.

happynana March 01, 2008

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