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Brown-Butter Green Beans with Pecans

Yield 8 Servings


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

Nutrition Information

  • calories 120
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 3 g
  • carbohydrate 8 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 12 mg
  • sodium 7 mg

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.