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Green Beans with Spiced Walnuts

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.

Oxmoor House SEPTEMBER 2006

  • Yield: 6 servings (serving size: 1/2 cup)
  • Cook time: 18 Minutes
  • Prep time: 4 Minutes


  • 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.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 64
  • Calories from fat: 60%
  • Fat: 4.3g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Protein: 2.6g
  • Carbohydrate: 5.5g
  • Fiber: 2.5g
  • Cholesterol: 3mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 134mg
  • Calcium: 28mg

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