Mom's Creamed Green Beans

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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

  • 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

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