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

Mary Pappas, Richmond, Virginia
Recipe by Southern Living April 2006

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Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
15 mins
total:
35 mins
Yield:
Makes 6 servings
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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Nutrition Facts

68 calories; calories from fat 54%; fat 4.5g; saturated fat 0.5g; mono fat 2.6g; poly fat 1.3g; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 6.9g; fiber 3g; iron 0.7mg; sodium 195mg; calcium 40mg.
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