Green Beans

Southern Living
Green Beans Recipe
Photo: Charles Walton; Styling: Leslie Byars Simpson
8 servings


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2 pounds small fresh green beans
1 1/2 teaspoons salt, divided
1/4 cup butter or margarine
1/4 cup chopped pecans
1/4 teaspoon pepper


Cook green beans with 1/2 teaspoon salt in boiling water to cover in a Dutch oven 8 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain again.

Melt butter in a large skillet; add pecans, and sauté until butter is lightly browned. Add green beans; sprinkle with remaining 1 teaspoon salt and pepper.

Created date

October 2003