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Boiled Green Beans

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Appears in

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

Hows and Whys of French Cooking

By Alma Lach

Published 1974

  • About


  • pounds green beans
  • 3 quarts water
  • Salt


  1. Remove the ends and string the beans if necessary. If beans are uniform in size and young, they may be cooked whole. If not, cut them into 1-inch pieces or French-cut them lengthwise.
  2. Bring water to a boil and add 1 tablespoon salt. Put beans into a vegetable bask