Green Beans with Cashews
This nice, simple side dish is dressed up with salted whole cashews. Frozen whole green beans can be used instead of fresh beans. Just cook according to package directions. —Cathleen Bushman, Geneva, Illinois
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 25 min.
- 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 1 tablespoon dried parsley flakes
- 3/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 3/4 cup salted whole cashews
- Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; simmer, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and return beans to the pan. Add the butter, parsley, salt and pepper. Cook, uncovered, over medium heat until heated through. Sprinkle with cashews.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 172 calories, 13g fat (5g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 381mg sodium, 11g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 4g fiber), 4g protein.
Originally published as Green Beans with Cashews in Holiday & Celebrations Cookbook 2005