Looking for some inspiration for your fresh garden green beans? Here are some delicious fresh green bean recipes to try for your next meal!
Fresh Green Bean Recipes
Are you harvesting green beans from your garden yet? If not, I’m sure you will be soon! I’m always on the lookout for yummy recipes that I can make with my fresh garden produce. I’ve already put together a few great lists like this one with 100 Zucchini Recipes and Delicious Asparagus Recipes. It’s fun to have a lot of inspiration to come back to when you need it!
Today I’m sharing this list of some great fresh green bean recipes so that you can have some inspiration as well when the time comes. Make sure to share your favorite fresh green bean recipes in the comments section also.
“This recipe for Spicy Sichuan Green Beans is a great way to use garden beans and these delicious spicy beans are low-carb, gluten-free, and vegan!” – Kalyn
Grab the Spicy Sichuan Green Bean recipe here!
“This Italian green bean toss recipe is a perfect side dish for a family barbecue. While the meat or fish is grilling, you can clean and boil the beans, and then it only takes 30 seconds to toss everything together and you’ll be asking yourself how something so easy can be so delicious.” – Rose
Grab the Italian Green Bean Toss recipe here!
–Having a BBQ? Don’t forget this Homemade BBQ Sauce!
“I’ve served this Tuna, Green Bean & Potato Salad to my family twice now and they just loved it. It’s easy to put together and will be the perfect recipe to use fresh green beans and parsley from your garden this summer.” – Gina
Grab the Tuna Green Bean Potato Salad recipe here!
–Looking for a traditional potato salad? Try this Old Fashioned Potato Salad Recipe.
“Green Beans are always in abundance in the summer. We usually just cook them, add a bit of butter, and enjoy them as a side dish but today I’m making something a little special for you, Old-Fashioned Green Beans. These beans have all of that delicious fresh taste but with a side of smoky deliciousness…bacon.” – Merissa
“If you have a garden that’s producing green beans, I enthusiastically advise that you bookmark this recipe and make it over and over again.” – Kalyn
Grab the Lemony Green Beans recipe here!
–Lemon can be used for so many things! Check out these Creative Household Lemon Oil Uses.
“An easy recipe that perks up your fresh, garden green beans; these are so good, your kids will be asking for seconds!” – Ann
Grab the Oven Roasted Parmesan Green Beans recipe here!
Grab the Garden Skillet Green Beans recipe here!
“I’m glad to have given these Roasted Spring Veggies a second chance in the oven because I would be missing out and you will too if you don’t try them.” – Felecia
Grab the Roasted Spring Vegetables recipe here!
Looking for more recipes to make with your spring crops? Here are 10 Springtime Asparagus Appetizers Recipes you’ll love.
“Green beans are one of my favorite vegetables, and canning them is a great way to preserve my garden’s bounty.” – Merissa
Grab the Pickled Green Beans recipe here!
–Get everything you need to start canning in my Kitchen Must Haves list!
“However, there are some things that just taste better when homemade. This Green Bean casserole from scratch is one of those things.” – Krystle
Grab the Green Bean Casserole From Scratch recipe here!
“Here is a unique dressing you can add to garden fresh steamed green beans as a wonderful side dish to any summer meal!” – Maura
Grab the Fresh Green Beans with Lemon Nutmeg Dressing recipe here!
—Looking for more homemade dressing recipes? Check out these Easy Salad Dressing Recipes.
“You won’t miss the meat in this green bean and squash laksa as the vegetables are filling but not too heavy and the squash soaks up a bit of the delicious, spicy broth.” – Caroline
Grab the Green Bean and Squash Laska recipe here!
“This is an easy, hearty salad that makes a tasty lunch but also works well as a side dish. While I had it cold, it would also work not badly warm if this suits what you are having it with better.” – Caroline
Grab the Golden Beet and Green Bean Potato Salad recipe here!
“Whatever your reason to make this, it is really tasty and so easy to make. Simply boil the beans for a couple of minutes then whizz them up with the rest of the ingredients.” – Caroline
Grab the Green Bean and Oregano Pasta recipe here!
–Learn how to grow your own herbs, including oregano with this post on Growing an Herb Garden.
“This Green Bean and Quinoa Salad with Maple Citrus Dressing is totally crave-worthy and can easily be made in advance for a tasty holiday side dish that’s sure to impress!” – Jenn
Grab the Green Bean and Quinoa Salad recipe here!
“This gorgeous greek green bean salad is fresh, crisp, and bursting with flavor! Helloooo delicious!” – Jenn
Grab the Greek Green Bean Salad recipe here!
“There’s nothing like fresh green beans and the World’s Easiest Garlicky Green Beans Stir Fry is a great way to cook them! And this tasty stir-fry is low-carb and gluten-free (with gluten-free soy sauce.)” – Kalyn
Grab the Garlicky Green Bean Stir Fry recipe here!
–Give this recipe a try with this Homemade Soy Sauce Recipe!
“Outback Steakhouse Steamed Green Beans are almost as good as the steaks at the Outback Steakhouse. I have a hard time passing up a loaded baked potato, but I can do it for these sweet and savory freshly steamed green beans.” – Stephanie
Grab the Steamed Green Beans recipe here!
“Beans are easy to freeze but they do take a little prep work. Here’s how I do mine up.” – Merissa
Grab the Freezing Green Beans recipe here!
—Find even more Preserving recipes to make your harvest last!
“I love making simple sheet pan dinners because it makes it easy for me to prepare veggies to go with our meal at the same time AND I only have to dirty one pan.” – Merissa
Grab the Potatoes, Green Beans, and Chicken Sheet Pan Supper recipe here!
Are you feeling inspired yet? It’s so hard to wait until my green beans are ready, I can’t wait to try these recipes this summer!!
Which one of these fresh green bean recipes will you make first?
This Green Bean Recipes post was originally published on Little House Living in July 2016. It has been updated as of March 2020.