Green Beans with Spiced Walnuts

To save prep time, use a bag of pretrimmed fresh green beans. You'll find them in the produce section.


6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 18 Minutes

Nutritional 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


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


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.


Lorrie Corvin,

Oxmoor House Healthy Eating Collection

September 2006
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