Easy Canned Green Beans

Valerie Johnson


I've been to several covered dish events where an inexperienced cook brought unseasoned green beans straight out of the can. So I thought there may be someone who would like some help with canned green beans.

A simple recipe for a quick meal.


★★★★★ 8 votes

5 Min
20 Min


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  • 2 can(s)
    cut green beans (14.5 oz cans)
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    chicken bouillon granules (i use wyler's)
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 tsp
    seasoned salt (i use lawry's)
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    dry minced onions

How to Make Easy Canned Green Beans


  1. NOTE: this recipe is intended for green beans from a can.
  2. Drain juice off green beans. Rinse beans well with cold water.
  3. Place beans in sauce pan and add just enough cold tap water to barely cover beans.
  4. Add remaining ingredients and bring to a boil for 1 minute.
  5. Reduce heat and simmer for 15 - 20 minutes. Stir once or twice while cooking.

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About Easy Canned Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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