Sauteed Green Beans with Molasses are a slightly sweet yet savory side dish perfect for Thanksgiving, or any dinner throughout the year. This green bean recipe is simple!

Sauteed Green Beans with Molasses

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green beans, skillet green beans
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 4
Calories: 119
Author: Becky Hardin - The Cookie Rookie
Sauteed Green Beans with Molasses are a slightly sweet yet savory side dish perfect for Thanksgiving, or any dinner throughout the year.
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Ingredients

  • 2 tablespoons butter unsalted
  • 1 pound green beans trimmed & blanched
  • 1 tablespoons molasses
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire Sauce
  • ½ teaspoon kosher salt
  • ¼ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  • To blanche the beans: Prepare a large bowl of ice water and set aside. Bring 2 quarts water to a rolling boil, and add the beans. Cook 2 minutes until beans turn bright green and then immediately transfer the beans to the ice water, being sure all the beans are submerged.
  • In a large skillet, over medium heat, melt 2 tablespoons butter. Add green beans and cook until crisp-tender.
  • Add molasses, honey, Worcestershire Sauce, salt and pepper; stir until beans are glazed.
  • Serve immediately.
  • Enjoy!

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Nutrition

Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 391mg | Potassium: 346mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 955IU | Vitamin C: 14.4mg | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 1.6mg