20 cups fresh green beans
1 ¼ cup chopped onion
1 ¼ cup chopped celery
2 ½ cup water
1 ¼ cup butter, melted
¼ cup plus 1 tbsp minced fresh basil
2 ½ tsp salt
1 ¼ tsp black pepper
Trim the green beans and cut into 2” pieces.
In a large saucepan combine the beans, onion, celery and water. Cover and cook for 5 minutes or until the beans are tender. Drain and move to a large serving bowl.
Add the butter, basil, salt and pepper to the beans and toss to coat. Serve immediately.