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23 Dishes Starring the Verdant, Versatile Green Bean

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Ah, the verdant, versatile green bean. Maybe you enjoy it in creamy, crispy casserole. Or deep fried and crispy. Perhaps you love the crunch of raw greens in summer salads (or simply by the handful like nature’s french fries). What can we say? It’s more than just a Thanksgiving side dish. It's flexible! No matter how you eat your green beans, summer is the time to do it. Try one of these 23 recipes on for size and let this bendy bean show you what it can do.

Simply Green

Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts
Michel Richard's Glazed and Glistening Haricots Verts
Fuchsia Dunlop's Sichuanese Dry-Fried Green Beans
Fuchsia Dunlop's Sichuanese Dry-Fried Green Beans
Penelope Casa's Garlic Green Beans (Judias Verdes con Ajo)

Penelope Casa's Garlic Green Beans (Judias Verdes con Ajo) by Genius Recipes

Green Beans Vinaigrette

Green Beans Vinaigrette by Merrill Stubbs

Cool Beans

Fantastic Fermented Green Beans
Fantastic Fermented Green Beans
Marinated Green Bean Sandwiches
Marinated Green Bean Sandwiches
Lemony Green Bean Salad with Feta, Red Onion, and Marjoram

Lemony Green Bean Salad with Feta, Red Onion, and Marjoram by Midge

Minted Summer Succotash

Minted Summer Succotash by EmilyC

Chopped Kitchen Sink Salad with Yogurt Dressing & Bottarga

Chopped Kitchen Sink Salad with Yogurt Dressing & Bottarga by Sara Jenkins

French Bean Salad with Tarragon and Green Peppercorn

French Bean Salad with Tarragon and Green Peppercorn by Jennifer Ann

Yum Yai Salad
Yum Yai Salad

That's Full of Beans

Green Beans with Apricots and Serrano Ham

Green Beans with Apricots and Serrano Ham by Amanda Hesser

Warm Tuna and Bean Salad

Warm Tuna and Bean Salad by Amanda Hesser

Masaledar Sem (Spicy Green Beans)
Masaledar Sem (Spicy Green Beans)
Thoran
Thoran
Mahin Joon's Lubiah Polo (Crispy Persian Rice with Beef and Green Beans)
Mahin Joon's Lubiah Polo (Crispy Persian Rice with Beef and Green Beans)
Green Vegetables Lasagna with Zucchini, Peas, and Green Beans
Green Vegetables Lasagna with Zucchini, Peas, and Green Beans
Green Beans and Mushrooms with Tehina, Lentils, and Garlic Chips

Green Beans and Mushrooms with Tehina, Lentils, and Garli... by Kenzi Wilbur

Blistered Fiddlehead & Green Bean Salad with Sherry-Orange Vinaigrette

Blistered Fiddlehead & Green Bean Salad with Sherry-Orang... by Elizabeth Stark

Pasta Carbonara w/ Fresh Green Beans

Pasta Carbonara w/ Fresh Green Beans by mtlabor

Homemade Green Bean Casserole

Homemade Green Bean Casserole by Plum Pie

Green Bean "Casserole"
Green Bean "Casserole"
Deep Fried Green Beans
Deep Fried Green Beans

What's your favorite way to eat green beans? Let us know!

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