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Citrus-Nut Green Beans

Photo:John Autry; Styling: Cindy Barr
Yield 4 servings (serving size: about 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped blanched hazelnuts
  • 2 tablespoons chopped fresh parsley
  • 1/2 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 garlic clove, minced

Nutrition Information

  • calories 90
  • fat 5.7 g
  • satfat 0.7 g
  • sodium 156 mg

How to Make It

  1. Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Add beans; cook 5 minutes. Plunge beans into ice water; drain.

  2. Combine beans, olive oil, salt, and pepper; toss. Combine hazelnuts, parsley, orange rind, and garlic; sprinkle over beans.

Cook's Notes

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