Caramelized Green Beans with Walnuts

Caramelized Green Beans with Walnuts

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jayceeboyer 3

"A salty-sweet side dish sure to please veggie-lovers and sweet-tooths alike! I can normally find a good-sized bag of fresh green beans at a fruit stand or farmer's market for about a dollar."

Ingredients 25 m {{adjustedServings}} servings 360 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 360 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 18.3 g
  • 28%
  • Carbs:
  • 49.6g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 23 mg
  • 8%
  • Sodium:
  • 223 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add green beans; cook and stir for about 5 minutes. Mix in the walnuts, and pour in water. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, or until very little water is left in the pan.
  2. Add the salt, white sugar, and brown sugar; stir until beans and walnuts are evenly coated. Cover, and cook over medium heat for 5 more minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly before serving.
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miraclegirl1
3/23/2008

I made these for Easter. Very big hit, although I used about 2 lbs. of green beans and only 1/2 cup of brown sugar-no white sugar. I think that was a good move as I think it would have been way too sweet otherwise.

duckystarbucky
9/12/2007

YUM!! I used chopped almonds instead. I also added some finely diced shallots and balsamic vinegar. This is an excellent side dish!!

Zoli
12/2/2009

I reduced the sugar by half and added balsamic reduction. It turned out awesome!!!