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

Green Beans with Walnuts

  • Prep Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: Less than 15 Minutes
  • Level: Intermediate
  • Course: Side Dish
  • Serving Size: Serves 6-8
Ingredient Description:
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

  1. In a 4.5-qt sauce pan, bring 2 qts. water to a roiling boil.  Add the green beans.
  2. When the water returns to a boil, cook the green beans for 5 minutes.
  3. Drain water from the beans.  Add remaining ingredients.  Heat thoroughly and serve immediately.