What spices go well with green beans?

What spices go well with green beans?

Spices and Herbs that Pair Perfectly with String Beans (These are Organic Too):

  • Garlic (minced, powder or granules)
  • Onion (minced, powder or granules)
  • Parsley as a finisher with some lemons squeezed on top.
  • Toasted sesame seeds.
  • Classic black malabar pepper and salt.
  • Basil.
  • Oregano.
  • Thyme.

How do you get seasoning to stick to green beans?

I solved it by toasting my chopped fresh garlic for five minutes at 250°F on a pre-heated cookie sheet first lightly sprayed with Pam with Olive Oil. That way, it’s dry on the outside (and thus more prone to sticking), but still moist and tender on the inside.

What herbs go with beans?

In general, most beans go well with herbs like parsley, rosemary, sage, savory, and thyme. You usually can’t go wrong with garlic and onions, either. Specific kinds of beans, like fava beans or mung beans, have other affinities with particular herbs and spices.

How do you make fresh garlic green beans?


  1. Preheat large ceramic non-stick skillet on medium heat. Add green beans and 3 tbsp water.
  2. Cover with lid and cook for 4 minutes.
  3. Push beans to the side and add butter or olive oil and garlic.
  4. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; and sauté for another 30 seconds.
  5. Serve warm.

How can I flavor beans without salt?

5 Ways to Add Flavor Without Adding More Salt

  1. Stir in herbs and spices.
  2. Add a splash of vinegar.
  3. Squeeze or zest citrus.
  4. Sprinkle in some cheese.
  5. Add aromatics like garlic, onions, and shallots.

How can I flavor beans without meat?

Christy Wilson, RD, says, “I love to add fresh lime juice, cumin, paprika, canned or fresh tomatoes, and pepper to black beans for a quick weeknight supper.”

Should you season beans while cooking?

Seasoning is the cardinal rule of cooking anything, including beans. About a tablespoon of kosher salt per pound of beans is a good place to start if you’re cooking them in water—remember as they simmer, the bean broth will concentrate and get saltier.

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