Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Walnuts

A colorful side dish comes together quickly when you have frozen whole green beans on hand.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 20 min
  • ingredients 6
  • servings 8
 

Ingredients

1
bag (14 oz) Green Giant Select™ frozen whole green beans
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small red bell pepper, cut into very thin strips
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup chopped walnuts or walnut pieces
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt

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Steps

  • 1 Cook green beans to desired doneness as directed on bag. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper and garlic in butter 2 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until bell pepper is crisp-tender. Stir in walnuts; cook until hot.
  • 3 Add green beans; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Cook and stir just until thoroughly heated. Spoon into serving dish.
  • 1 Cook green beans to desired doneness as directed on bag. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper and garlic in butter 2 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until bell pepper is crisp-tender. Stir in walnuts; cook until hot.
  • 3 Add green beans; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Cook and stir just until thoroughly heated. Spoon into serving dish.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

You could use pecans or almonds instead of the walnuts, if you like.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
1 1/2g,
1 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
110mg
110%;
Total Carbohydrate
4g
4%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
15%;
Calcium
2%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.