Lemony Green Beans with Walnuts and Thyme

Lemony Green Beans with Walnuts and Thyme

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JasBradley 34

"These tangy fresh green beans with nuts and fresh herbs are great with grilled fish!"

Ingredients

25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 120 cals
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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 120 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8.5 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 12.2g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 3.6 g
  • 7%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 105 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil and drop in the green beans. Simmer over medium-high heat until beans are just barely cooked and still bright green, about 2 minutes. Drain immediately and rinse under cold water. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Add drained beans, nuts, lemon zest, lemon juice, and thyme. Continue to cook until most of the juice has evaporated, about 3 minutes. Season with salt and fresh ground pepper. Serve immediately.

Footnotes

  • Cook's Note: This recipe has a lot of tangy lemon flavor. If you're concerned about tartness, start with the juice of ½ lemon, adding more to taste.
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This has become my new favorite way of eating green beans! I would add less lemon though- Somewhere between a whole and a half would be optimal! This went really well with either scallops or fis...

Like recommended, I cut back on the lemon. I used almonds b/c that's what I had on hand. My husband, who grew up despising green beans, really liked these. He said these were even better than...

Turned out very very lemony. Probably should have used just 1/2 a lemon instead of whole. Also, felt like the walnut pieces were too chunky ... hard to get much walnut with the bean or vice vers...