String Beans with Herb Sauce Recipe

This recipe combines green and yellow string beans in a dish originally enjoyed in the Amana colonies.

Fall 2014

  • String Beans
    This dish combines two kinds of string beans into a delicious vegetarian side dish.
    Photo by Fotolia/arfo
  • String Beans

Total Hands-On Time: 30 min

Yield: 6 servings

String beans were one of the most intensively grown crops in the kitchen gardens. Both green and yellow varieties were grown, with the yellow being the only type used for Katerbohen — Pickled Dill Beans. However, they were also used for fresh eating. Here both colors are steamed tender and served with a simple but tasty herbed tomato sauce.

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