Brown Butter Green Beans in the Microwave

Browning butter is a French technique that gives butter a rich and nutty flavor and this recipe has been simplified by preparing it in the microwave oven. Am posting this as a request for recipes for college bound kids. In this particular situation she is right in the heart of NYC.

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  • Microwave butter in a 2-cup glass measuring cup at HIGH 1 1/2 to 2 minutes or until butter is brownish in color. (Watch it so as not to scorch it).
  • Remove from microwave, and immediately add minced garlic.
  • Place green beans, onion, and 3 T water in a microwave safe bowl.
  • Cover bowl tightly with plastic wrap, folding back a small edge to allow steam to escape.
  • Microwvae on HIGH 4 to 5 minutes or until vegetables are tender; drain.
  • Toss together hot beans and sliced onion, brown butter mixture and salt; sprinkle with freshly ground black pepper and for extra kick -- crushed red pepper flakes.
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"Browning butter is a French technique that gives butter a rich and nutty flavor and this recipe has been simplified by preparing it in the microwave oven. Am posting this as a request for recipes for college bound kids. In this particular situation she is right in the heart of NYC."
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  1. Jug OMud
    I used fresh green beans and added leftover sauteed onions. Very nice! I really liked the addition of the red pepper flakes. But, most of all , with all the hot weather here lately, it was nice to be able to cook dinner w/out heating up the whole house. Thanks for sharing!
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  2. Cook4_6
    Quick and easy way to have one of my favorite side dishes. All of my kids atte this one! Thanks for posting!
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  3. Manami
    Browning butter is a French technique that gives butter a rich and nutty flavor and this recipe has been simplified by preparing it in the microwave oven. Am posting this as a request for recipes for college bound kids. In this particular situation she is right in the heart of NYC.
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