Charred Corn, Radish, Jicama, and Green Bean Salad with Lime Dressing
Crisp green beans are tossed with bright peppers, sweet corn, zesty scallions, and pear-like jicama for a simple make-ahead salad. Dressed in a honey-lime vinaigrette, it makes a light and satisfying dish, without competing for space with that second slice of pumpkin pie.
Haricot Verts with Sauce Ravigote
Thin, crisp green beans, tossed in a lively mustard-caper vinaigrette.
Green Bean and Shiitake Tempura with Ponzu Mayonnaise
Hold the french fries—for some deep-fried flavor at your Thanksgiving table, try this light and airy green bean tempura, served with a soy-citrus mayonnaise.
Warm Green Bean Salad with Shallots and Mustard
Dress the blanched beans in a warm shallot, mustard, and white wine vinaigrette and this quick 10-minute green bean side dish is ready to eat.
Stir-Fried Green Beans and Five-Spice Dry Tofu
The great thing about cooking this dish is that you need very little time or skill to pull off a well-rounded side (or vegetarian main). Just a hot pan or wok slicked with oil and a few seasonings, like ginger and scallions, and, if you like, a stray chili for heat.
Gluten-Free Green Bean Casserole
A delicious gluten-free version of the classic Thanksgiving side.
Green Beans Almondine
Almonds, butter and lemon juice is all you need to make these green beans shine.
Green Bean Salad with Pickled Peppers and Anchovy Dressing
Create this simple dressing made with mayonnaise, anchovies, parmesan, lemon juice, and Worcestershire sauce two days before the big dinner. Then, blanch your green beans, shock them in ice and pop them back into fridge a day before the meal. This recipe will only take a few minutes to assemble while you tend other dishes.
Mark Bittman's Green Beans with Crisp Shallots
Tossed with butter, crispy olive oil-fried shallots, and almonds, this is the recipe brings a nutty crunch to the tender beans.
Sichuan Dry-Fried Long Beans
The intense heat used in this method concentrates the vegetable's flavor, delivering a robust and hearty green bean dish.
The Ultimate Homemade Green Bean Casserole
Upgrade your green bean casserole from the Campbell's classic. If you're feeling ambitious, this recipe will guide you through the process of making those crunchy fried onions and that creamy mushroom sauce.
Haricots Verts du Sud
If soft green beans are your favorite, try stewing your beans like the French. Combine garlic, tomatoes, wine for super-tender, flavorful beans.