Green Beans from a Can That Don't Taste Like It!

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 0 mins

As fast as you can heat a can of veggies you can have this special side ready to serve! I hate canned green beans yet this is one veggie my dd will eat without complaint. This forced me to find a way to make us both happy. Hope you enjoy this one!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat entire contents of the canned green beans. Drain.
  2. Place butter in the bottom of a serving bowl and add DRAINED green beans, stirring gently until butter is melted.
  3. Sprinkle with parmesan (and thyme if using)and serve.
  4. NOTE: This would work equally well on fresh or frozen green beans.
Most Helpful

Forget the butter ...Add bacon drippins and at least 1 Tbs diced onion

ace7455 #2 December 22, 2012

Great idea for canned beans - the thyme is the addition to change the flavor to be better. Good recipe. Using the shredded parm made it even better. Added fresh diced garlic.

marcoandrita December 07, 2012

I used a bit more parm cheese than required. (Probably about 3 TBS!) I also sprinkled about 1/2 tsp of thyme because I love it! WOW! My son scarfed these down BEFORE he even finished his chicken fingers. That shows how good this dish was. Definitely going into my Zaar's Stars cookbook! Repeat recipe! Thanks mama!

Ang11002 December 08, 2009