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Pecan Green Beans

Being a teenager, my great-grandson Derek has developed his own tastes and doesn't always care for the same things I do. But this recipe is a tasty vegetable dish we both enjoy.—Ruby Williams, Bogalusa, Louisiana
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
  • Makes
    2 servings


  • 1-1/2 cups cut fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons chopped pecans
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper


  • Place beans in a saucepan and cover with water; bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  • Meanwhile, in a skillet, saute the pecans in butter for 3 minutes or until golden brown. Drain beans; add to skillet. Sprinkle with salt and pepper; toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 127 calories, 11g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 358mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 4g fiber), 2g protein.

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  • bjsilve0
    Oct 28, 2011

    The beans were great and easy. The Braised Short Ribs were just so so.

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    Jul 27, 2009

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    Nov 22, 2006

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