Rosemary Green Beans

Rosemary Green Beans Recipe
Increase both the flavor and texture of your green beans by adding chopped pecans, fresh rosemary and grated lemon rind.

Yield:

Makes 6 servings

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 20 Minutes
Cook: 15 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 68
Caloriesfromfat 54 %
Fat 4.5 g
Satfat 0.5 g
Monofat 2.6 g
Polyfat 1.3 g
Protein 1.9 g
Carbohydrate 6.9 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.7 mg
Sodium 195 mg
Calcium 40 mg

Ingredients

1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1/2 teaspoon salt, divided
2 green onions, sliced (about 1/4 cup)
2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
1 teaspoon olive oil
1/4 cup chopped pecans, toasted
2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
Garnish: fresh rosemary sprigs

Preparation

1. Sprinkle green beans evenly with 1/4 tsp. salt, and place in a steamer basket over boiling water; cover and steam 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge green beans into ice water to stop the cooking process, and drain.

2. Sauté green onions and rosemary in hot oil in a nonstick skillet over medium-high heat 2 to 3 minutes or until softened. Add green beans, pecans, lemon rind, and remaining 1/4 tsp. salt, stirring until thoroughly heated. Garnish, if desired, and serve immediately.

Mary Pappas, Richmond, Virginia

Note:

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Mary Pappas, Richmond, Virginia,

April 2006
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