Dilled Green BeansSubmitted by: GEEKYME
IntroductionQuick and easy to make - yet unique. This special southern style tradition is an excellent way to add a little bit of extra fiber along with a huge burst of flavor! Quick and easy to make - yet unique. This special southern style tradition is an excellent way to add a little bit of extra fiber along with a huge burst of flavor!
1 Â½ cups water
2 cups stemmed green beans (about Â½ pound)
2 tablespoons chopped fresh dill
2 large garlic cloves, pressed
Â¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
â…“ cup cider vinegar
Â½ teaspoon sugar or honey
1 teaspoon vegetable oil
Bring the water to a boil in a small pot. Cook the beans, covered, for 3 to 5 minutes. Drain the beans when they are still bright green and just tender, and place them in a bowl. Stir the dill into the warm beans.
Combine the garlic, red pepper flakes, vinegar, and sugar or honey in a saucepan and quickly bring to a boil. Simmer for 2 minutes. Pour the dressing over the green beans and mix well. Add the oil if you like. Serve immediately, or chill for about 20 minutes and serve later.
Number of Servings: 4
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user GEEKYME.