Green Beans With Walnuts
For a simple side dish that seems nice enough for company, Margaret Wilson of Hemet, California perks up fresh green beans with minced garlic and toasted walnuts.
8 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 20 min.
- 1-1/2 pounds fresh green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
- 1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 to 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1/2 teaspoon seasoned salt
- 1/4 teaspoon pepper
- Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a
- boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender;
- In a large skillet over medium heat; cook walnuts in oil for 1-2
- minutes or until lightly browned, stirring occasionally. Add beans,
- garlic, seasoned salt and pepper. Cook until heated through. Yield:
- 8 servings.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (3 ounces) equals 104 calories, 8 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 100 mg sodium, 7 g carbohydrate, 3 g fiber, 3 g protein.