West coast green beans

4 c. fresh green beans
1/4 c. butter or margarine
3/4 c. minced onion
1/4 c. minced celery
1 clove garlic, minced
1/4 c. snipped parsley
1/4 tsp. rosemary leaves
1/4 tsp. basil leaves
3/4 tsp. salt

Wash beans and remove ends. Cut crosswise in thin, slanted slices. Cook, covered, in  boiling salted water about 15 minutes, or until tender crisp; drain. Meanwhile, melt butter in saucepan; add onion, celery and garlic; cook 5 minutes. Add remaining ingredients; cover and simmer 10 minutes. Add to beans and toss well. Makes 4 servings.