Rating: 4.5 stars
12 Ratings
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  • 5 star values: 9

A splash of citrus and toasted pine nuts gives these green beans a zesty, nutty flavor that holds up nicely next to heavier holiday entrees and side dishes.

Susan Russo
Recipe by Cooking Light November 2010

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Jonny Valiant; Styling: Deborah Williams

Recipe Summary

total:
22 mins
Yield:
4 servings (serving size: 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Drain well.

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  • Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; sauté 2 minutes or until tender. Add green beans; stir well. Add rind, juice, pepper, and salt; sauté 2 minutes. Spoon onto a platter; sprinkle with nuts.

Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

86 calories; fat 3.8g; saturated fat 0.4g; mono fat 2.1g; poly fat 1.1g; protein 2.5g; carbohydrates 12.8g; fiber 4.5g; cholesterol 0mg; iron 1mg; sodium 76mg; calcium 68mg.
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