Steamed Fresh Green Beans

Steamed fresh green beans are a simple and nutritious side dish that complements a wide variety of meals. This cooking method helps to retain the vibrant color, crisp texture, and natural flavors of the green beans while preserving their nutritional value. In this recipe article, we’ll guide you through the steps to prepare perfectly steamed green beans that are tender, vibrant, and full of freshness.


1 pound fresh green beans
Water for steaming
Salt to taste
Optional toppings: butter, lemon zest, garlic powder, toasted almonds, or freshly ground black pepper.


In a big pot with a steamer basket, bring one inch of water to a boil. Add the green beans, cover, and simmer for five to seven minutes, or until tender-crisp.

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