Lemon Green Beans with Walnuts83 Reviews
- Prep: 15 min
- Cook: 15 min
- Ready In: 30 min
“Steamed green beans tossed with butter, lemon zest, lemon juice and toasted walnuts. This is excellent with asparagus also. Pecans can be substituted for walnuts.” - by Karen David
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Arrange nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet. Toast in the preheated oven until lightly browned, approximately 5 to 10 minutes.
- Place green beans in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water, and cover. Steam for 8 to 10 minutes, or until tender, but still bright green.
- Place cooked beans in a large bowl, and toss with butter, lemon juice, and lemon zest. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer beans to a serving dish, and sprinkle with toasted walnuts. Serve immediately.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 202 cal
- 17.2 g
- 13 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (83)Rate This Recipe
"Very good flavor, but be careful that you don't use lemons that are too big or it will be a little sour. Don't add the lemon juice until the very end as it turns the beans a little brownish...." See more"
"This is a wonderful side dish, especially with summery fare! One night I swapped the lemon and walnuts for lime and almonds, another night I used lemon with pine nuts! This recipe is a great jumping ..." See moreoff point to create your own variations!"
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