Mom's Creamed Green Beans

1
Linda Dugan

By
@blulady

My mother never measured anything. When asked, it was always a dob of this some of that. She even used a coffee cup as a measuring cup.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
4 or 1 hungry man and 1 woman
Prep:
5 Min
Cook:
5 Min
Method:
Stove Top

Ingredients

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2 can(s)
green beans (drained)
milk (enough to cover beans in pan)
2 Tbsp
margarine
1 pinch
basil, dried
1 pinch
pepper
1 pinch
lawry's salt
1 pinch
accent
1 pinch
garlic and herb seasoning

PASTE

2 Tbsp
flour
small
amount of water to make paste

How to Make Mom's Creamed Green Beans

Step-by-Step

  • 1Drain water from cans of green beans and place in saucepan
  • 2cover beans with milk. I use 2%, but you can use whole milk
  • 3Add seasonings and margarine
  • 4bring to slow boil, stirring every few seconds
  • 5make a paste with 2 tbls. of flour and enough water to be almost gluelike.
  • 6Slowly add paste to bean mixture, making sure to whisk in with a fork. Boil for at least a minute.
  • 7For added flavor, you can use onions, and/or real bacon pieces.

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About Mom's Creamed Green Beans

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Vegetable
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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