Green Beans with Walnuts

Recipe By: Calphalon Team  -  Originally Published: 8/29/2009


Crunchy nuts take green beans beyond the ordinary.  Add feta cheese to bring a salty twist to this dish.

  • Servings: Serves 6 - 8
  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Course: Side Dish


3 lbs. green beans, trimmed with strings removed

2 Tbsp. butter

1 c. walnut halves, coarsely chopped

1/2 c. chopped scallions

1/2 tsp. black pepper

1 clove garlic

1/2 tsp. lemon zest

1 tsp. lemon juice

sea salt


In a 4.5-qt sauce pan, bring 2 qts. water to a roiling boil.  Add the green beans. 

When the water returns to a boil, cook the green beans for 5 minutes. 

Drain water from the beans.  Add remaining ingredients.  Heat thoroughly and serve immediately.