Green Beans with Crushed Walnuts

Green Beans with Crushed WalnutsRecipe
Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
This simple dish relies on freshly ground nutmeg. Look for whole nutmeg in the spice aisle, and store it in the freezer for up to a year.


6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 52
Caloriesfromfat 52 %
Fat 3 g
Satfat 1 g
Monofat 0.6 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 1.8 g
Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Fiber 2.8 g
Cholesterol 3 mg
Iron 0.9 mg
Sodium 213 mg
Calcium 31 mg


1 1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed
2 teaspoons butter
2 tablespoons finely crushed walnuts
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground whole nutmeg


Place beans in a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 5 minutes. Drain.

Heat butter in a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add walnuts; sauté for 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add beans, salt, and nutmeg; cook for 1 minute.