Lemon-Thyme Green Beans

In this recipe, the slow cooker acts like a steamer, resulting in tender, crisp green beans.

Serves: 4Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 1 hour 35 minutesDifficulty: Easy

Serves: 4


  • 1 lb. green beans
  • 1 tsp. minced thyme
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • 2 Tbsp. water


  • Place all the ingredients into a 2-quart slow cooker. Stir to distribute the spices evenly.
  • Cook on low for 1½ hours or until the green beans are tender. Stir before serving.