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Catholic Recipe: Lyon Green Beans


  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 1/2 inch boiling water in saucepan
  • 1 1/4 teaspoons salt
  • 1 medium onion, sliced
  • 3 tablespoons butter
  • 1/16 teaspoon pepper
  • Details

  • Serves: 6
  • Prep Time: 20 minutes
  • Difficulty: • •
  • Cost: $$$$
  • For Ages: 11+
  • Origin: France

Also Called: Haricots Verts à la Lyonnaise


Boil beans 5 minutes in salted water, uncovered. Cover; cook 10 minutes. Drain; reserve. Sauté onion in butter in saucepan. Add beans and pepper. Cook 2 minutes. Serve hot. Yield, 6 servings

Recipe Source: Catholic Cookbook, The by William I. Kaufman, The Citadel Press, New York, 1965
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