Brown-Butter Green Beans with Pecans

Nutritional Information

Calories 120
Fat 10 g
Satfat 3 g
Protein 3 g
Carbohydrate 8 g
Fiber 4 g
Cholesterol 12 mg
Sodium 7 mg


1 3/4 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
3 tablespoons unsalted butter
1/2 cup pecan pieces
Salt and pepper


Place beans in a large pot of boiling salted water and cook until tender, about 8 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold water.

In a large skillet, warm butter over medium-high heat until golden brown, 3 to 5 minutes. Add pecans and cook, stirring, until lightly toasted, 2 minutes. Add beans, season with salt and pepper and cook, stirring, until heated through, 2 minutes. Transfer to a serving platter. Serve hot.

December 2006
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