Green Beans with Pinenuts

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Green Beans with Pinenuts

Green Beans with Pinenuts
Number of Servings: 4 Total Preparation Time: less than 15 minutes
Actual Cooking Time: less than 15 minutes Source: Debbie Allen, RD
Main Ingredient: Vegetables
Meal Type: Lunch Entrée, Dinner Entrée
Nutrition Content: Low Calorie, Low Sodium
Special Features: Quick to Prepare (under 30 minutes), Simple (6 or less ingredients) , Vegetarian

Simple side dish that goes well with meat, poultry and fish entrees.


1 pound of green Beans, washed and trimmed
2 tablespoons of pine Nuts
1 pat Butter
Dash of sea Salt and fresh black Pepper


1. Steam green beans in microwave for 6 minutes or on top of the stove for 10 minutes, until tender, drain well.

2. Meanwhile, place pine nuts in small, heavy saute pan over medium heat until lightly toasted, stir often to not burn. Remove from heat and set aside.

3. Season cooked green beans with butter, sea salt and fresh black pepper.

Nutrient Information
Calories: 72
Total Fat: 4 g
Saturated Fat: 1 g
Polyunsaturated Fat:
Monounsaturated Fat:
Sodium: 53 mg
Carbohydrates: 8 g
Protein: 3 g
Fiber: 4 g
Vitamin A:
Vitamin C:
Calcium: 42 mg

Cook's Notes: