Green Beans with Savory

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3 1⁄2poundgreen beans (trimmed)
1 1⁄2teaspoondried savory leaves (divided)
1smallonion (chopped)
2tablespoonall-purpose flour
  salt & freshly ground pepper (to taste)
  lemon twist


Heat Beans, 2 teaspoons salt and 1/2 teaspoon savory in water to cover in large saucepan to boiling; reduce heat. Simmer uncovered until beans are crisp-tender, about 15 minutes. Drain beans, reserving 1 1/2 cups cooking liquid. Keep beans warm.

Saute onion in butter in large saucepan until golden, about 5 minutes. Stir in flour. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture bubbles, 2 minutes. Gradually stir in reserved cooking liquid. Cook, stirring constantly, until mixture thickens and bubbles for 1 minute. Stir in 1 teaspoon savory. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Add beans; toss to coat. Garnish with lemon twist.

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