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Green Beans with Crushed Walnuts

Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.