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Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell Photo by: Becky Luigart-Stayner; Lydia DeGaris-Pursell

Green Beans with Crushed Walnuts

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.

Cooking Light DECEMBER 2001

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 2/3 cup)

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

Preparation

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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 52
  • Calories from fat: 52%
  • Fat: 3g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.3g
  • Protein: 1.8g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.8g
  • Fiber: 2.8g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 213mg
  • Calcium: 31mg
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