Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 2 mins

Fast and easy side dish made in the microwave.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place beans and garlic powder and 1/2 tbs of butter a microwave safe dish and nuke by package directions.
  2. When done place 1/2 tbs butter in microwave and melt for about 30 seconds.
  3. Mix butter and breadcumbs together and sprinkle on green beans.
  4. Top with cheese and pine nuts if using.


Most Helpful

Fast, easy, and delicious, just as advertised! Even my 4 and 7 YO DS both at them! Made them with steak and red potatoes with onions. Delicious meal and I didn't have to heat up my kitchen with the wall oven! Thanks for posting!

ColCadsMom June 06, 2008

Delicious! I love cooking veggies in the microwave -- they come out so green and firm. I used the 1/2tb of garlic powder on about 1-1/2lbs of frozen beans and skipped the breadcrumbs because DH is diabetic. But I added a little extra Parmesan to mimic the texture.

3KillerBs December 20, 2007

These were really tasty. I loved that they were made in the microwave. It made them quick and easy to make. Will be making these again. I followed the recipe exactly as written but I didn't add the optional pine nuts. I made two versions of this recipe, one with the bread crumbs and one without as I eat low carb. Next time I will make only one batch without breadcrumbs.

bmcnichol November 16, 2007

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