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Tasty Green Beans - Green Beans and Ground Beef

Tasty Green Beans is a unique green bean recipe with only five ingredients including canned green beans and ground beef.  You can easily dress up green beans with this simple green bean dish.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Entree, Main Course, Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: green beans and ground beef, green beans and hamburger meat, ground beef and green beans, how to jazz up green beans, tasty green beans, unique green bean recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Barbara

Ingredients

  • 1 pound ground beef
  • 29 ounces cut green beans 2, 14.5 oz cans
  • 3 cups tomato juice
  • 1 Tablespoon sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt

Instructions

  • Drain green beans.
  • Brown ground beef in large skillet; drain excess grease.
    Tasty Green Beans is a unique green bean recipe with only five ingredients including canned green beans and ground beef.  You can easily dress up green beans with this simple green bean dish.
  • Add drained green beans and hamburger, tomato juice, sugar and seasoned salt to skillet.
    Tasty Green Beans is a unique green bean recipe with only five ingredients including canned green beans and ground beef.  You can easily dress up green beans with this simple green bean dish.
  • Simmer for 20 minutes, stirring occasionally.
    Tasty Green Beans is a unique green bean recipe with only five ingredients including canned green beans and ground beef.  You can easily dress up green beans with this simple green bean dish.

Notes

  • Use Cut Green Beans instead of French Style Green Beans. 
  • Be sure to drain the juices from the canned green beans. 
  • Canned green beans from the garden work for this ground beef and green bean recipe too. 
  • For extra flavor, add diced onions and/or garlic to the ground beef while browning. 
  • If you want to stretch the recipe a bit farther, use three 14.5 ounce cans of green beans instead of two cans.
  • Substitute tomato sauce for tomato juice, if needed.
  • Love green beans? Try our Dutch Pennsylvania Green Bean Casserole