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Linguine With Green Beans and Walnut Sauce

Linguine With Green Beans and Walnut Sauce

Southern Living MAY 2004

  • Yield: Makes 6 servings


  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 (9-ounce) package refrigerated linguine
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 tablespoons chopped walnuts
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh flat-leaf parsley
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt


Cook green beans in a Dutch oven in boiling water to cover 1 minute or until crisp-tender. Add pasta, and cook 4 more minutes. Drain and rinse with cold water. Set aside.

Melt butter with oil in a large skillet over medium heat; add walnuts, and cook, stirring occasionally, 5 minutes or until golden. Add garlic, and sauté 1 minute. Add parsley and next 3 ingredients, stirring until thoroughly heated.

Pour sauce over linguine mixture, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 203
  • Calories from fat: 30%
  • Fat: 6.9g
  • Saturated fat: 1.8g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 2.7g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 1.9g
  • Protein: 6.3g
  • Carbohydrate: 29g
  • Fiber: 4.8g
  • Cholesterol: 36mg
  • Iron: 2mg
  • Sodium: 323mg
  • Calcium: 52mg

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