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BAKED GREEN BEANS IN CATALINA MARINADE (Gloria Pitzer)

Empty 1 pkg. (16 oz.) frozen, thawed green beans into refrigerator container. Cover with 8 oz. Catalina dressing. Seal in plastic wrap and refrigerate overnight or at least several hours before preparing. At the time of preparation, drain the beans of the dressing and place in a greased (1 1/2 quart) baking dish. Stir into beans 1 c. scissor sniped bits of boiled ham, 1 small onion chopped fine and 1 t. dry dill weed. Drizzle in a few T. olive oil and dust with a little grated Parmesan cheese. Seal in foil or use a tight fitting lid on the baking dish and bake at 350° about 20-30 minutes til beans are tender/crisp and mixture is piping hot.
(serves 4-6)

Baked Green Bean Side Dish recipe is published in our August, 2000 Menu Minder.