Green Beans for a Special Occasion

Green Beans for a Special Occasion


"This green bean dish can be served for a special occasion or for everyday just to tell your loved ones they are special. So simple!"


20 m servings 114 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 114 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.3g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 292 mg
  • 12%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat. Stir in the garlic and pine nuts, and saute until lightly browned.
  2. Place the green beans in a medium saucepan with enough water to cover, and bring to a boil. Season with salt and pepper. Cook 5 minutes, or until tender. Drain, and toss with the garlic and pine nuts to serve.
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  1. 95 Ratings


These were good, but I thought it needed a little more flavor...I did add a few things. I first sauted a little bacon until the fat was gone with thinly sliced wedges of purple onion, drained th...

This is a great recipe, quick to make and very classy. I used frozen green beans and sauteed them with the garlic and pine nuts instead of boiling first. I thought they had a great, nutty flav...

This is the best green bean recipe I ever used. Everything in it was my husbands favorite...The garlic and the pinenuts. I always keep pinenuts in a sealed container in my freezer, to add to th...

These were awesome, and so simple to make. I used frozen green beans, two garlic cloves and slivered almonds instead of pine nuts. My husband who hates green beans tried them, and said he loved...

Loved the recipe, a nice fresh twist! Thanks for sharing. If you don't have Pine Nuts, you can use slivered almonds also.

I'm not sure why this dish is rated so high, because we found it very blah. One Tbsp olive oil is not enough oil for 1 pound of beans. 1 clove of garlic is not enough garlic and the pine nuts ...

Very Good! I used frozen green beans that I boiled for about 10 minutes first. I used a little more garlic and threw the beans in with the garlic/pine nuts/oil for a couple minutes. They had g...

Frankly, upon first glance, I thought this dish would be bland! But I was sooo wrong! The S&P and fresh garlic flavored the green beans so wonderfully - they were delicious! I used frozen green ...

I love green beans, and wanted an easy recipe that can be made easily when entertaining. This is very easy and comes out very good. I always make any recipe exactly as written the first time, ...