Over Labor Day weekend we took the kids to the beach with some of my family. Now I typically pack snacks of the cracker variety for such outings so I was surprised when my Aunt Patricia pulled out a giant freezer bag full of marinated green beans from her cooler. I wasn’t surprised for long however because not only were they beyond delicious but the perfect snack for a hot day on the water.
Of course when I got home I had to whip up a batch myself and I am so excited to share the recipe with you!
One of the most important things to get right in this recipe is to not overcook the green beans. They really only need to be in boiling water for 3-4 minutes max and it is crucial to submerge them in an ice bath to stop the cooking process immediately. If you do this, they’ll have a fantastic crispness that will make for truly great, healthy snacking. They also make a fantastic side dish and go great with rice and salmon. I hope you enjoy these as much as we do!