Dutch Green Beans Recipe


Preparation Time15 MinCooking Time30 Min
Ready In45 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageCuisine
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Green beans1 Pound
 Garlic1 Clove (5 gm), split
 Bay leaf1
 Onion1 Small, chopped
 Whole cloves2
 Vinegar1 Teaspoon
 Sugar1 Teaspoon
 Butter1 Tablespoon
 Salt To Taste

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 354 Calories from Fat 114

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 13 g19.9%

Saturated Fat 7.8 g38.9%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 471 mg19.6%

Total Carbohydrates 52 g17.4%

Dietary Fiber 18.8 g75.4%

Sugars 16.8 g

Protein 11 g21.1%

Vitamin A 8.8% Vitamin C 19.3%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 4.6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Wash beans. Remove ends from beans and cut in 1-inch pieces on a slant.
2. Cook, adding garlic, bay leaf, and onion to beans before cooking.
3. Drain beans, reserving cooking liquid. Discard bay leaf and garlic.
4. Combine cooking liquid, cloves, vinegar, sugar, butter, a dash of salt and a dash of pepper in a small saucepan. Bring to a boil. Remove cloves.
5. Return cooked beans to saucepan and toss lightly. Serve piping hot.