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Frenched Beans With Celery

Ingredients
  Fresh green beans 3⁄4 Pound
  Celery ribs 2
  Butter 2 Tablespoon, melted
  Toasted sunflower kernels 2 Tablespoon
  Celery leaves 1 Tablespoon (For Garnish)
  Carrot slices 4 (For Garnish)
Directions

1. Place beans in colander; rinse well. To prepare beans, snap off stem end from each bean, pulling strings down to remove if present. (Young tender beans may have no strings.)
2. Slice beans lengthwise; set aside.
3. To prepare celery, trim stem end and leaves from ribs. Reserve leaves for garnish, if desired. Slice ribs thin on the diagonal.
4. Bring 1 inch of water in 2-quart saucepan to a boil over high heat. Add beans and celery. Cover; reduce heat to medium-low. Simmer 8 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender; drain.
5. Toss beans and celery with butter. Transfer to warm serving dish. Sprinkle with sunflower kernels. Garnish, if desired. Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Boiled
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
45 Minutes
Cook Time: 
30 Minutes
Ready In: 
75 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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