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  Green beans/Wax beans 1 Pound
  Boiling water 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Butter/Margarine 2 Tablespoon
  Flour 2 Tablespoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Egg yolks 2
  Lemon juice 1 Tablespoon

1. Wash the beans, remove strings and ends but do not break. Arrange in 4 equal sized bunches and tie each with clean string which has been dipped in hot water. Drop these into 2 cups boiling water with 1/2 teaspoon salt. Cook 20 minutes.
2. Drain, saving liquid. Melt butter, blend in flour, salt, pepper. Add cooking liquid; stir and simmer the liquid 5 minutes; let it cool slightly, then gradually add the well-beaten egg yolks and lemon juice. Return to the heat and stir 1 minute. Do not let it reach the simmering point.
3. Arrange the bunches of beans on a warmed serving platter. Remove strings. Pour the sauce over the beans.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 584 Calories from Fat 292

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 33 g50.8%

Saturated Fat 18.3 g91.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 434.7 mg144.9%

Sodium 560.4 mg23.4%

Total Carbohydrates 58 g19.2%

Dietary Fiber 16.9 g67.6%

Sugars 7 g

Protein 17 g33.2%

Vitamin A 23.7% Vitamin C 11.5%

Calcium 6.6% Iron 12.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Beans Deluxe Recipe