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Green Beans with Spiced Walnuts

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 18 mins
Yield 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
To save prep time, use a bag of pretrimmed fresh green beans. You'll find them in the produce section.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/4 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth

Nutrition Information

  • calories 64
  • caloriesfromfat 60 %
  • fat 4.3 g
  • satfat 1 g
  • protein 2.6 g
  • carbohydrate 5.5 g
  • fiber 2.5 g
  • cholesterol 3 mg
  • iron 0.9 mg
  • sodium 134 mg
  • calcium 28 mg

How to Make It

  1. Cook beans in boiling water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain and set aside.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add walnuts and next 3 ingredients; cook 2 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Add broth; cook 2 minutes or until broth is reduced by half. Stir in green beans, tossing well to coat.

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