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Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Vegetable #5

Green Beans with Cream sauce

1 1/2 quarts green beans/this is raw beans not sure what prepared amount is. 1 inch lengths.
3 tablespoons butter
2 tablespoons flour
2 cups water
1 1/2 teaspoons salt
1 cup half and half

Beans should be 1 inch in length when prepared. melt butter in a saucepan and add flour. when flour is slightly browned, add beans and water. stir occasionaly during cooking. cook until tender and add salt. just before serving add cream. There should be very little water on beans after cooking. serves six.

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