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Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Walnuts

Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Walnuts
  • Prep 20 min
  • Total 20 min
  • Ingredients 6
  • Servings 8

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

Ingredients

1
bag (14 oz) 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

Steps

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  • 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

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

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
50
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
9%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
110mg
5%
Potassium
90mg
3%
Total Carbohydrate
4g
1%
Dietary Fiber
2g
7%
Sugars
2g
Protein
1g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
15%
15%
Calcium
2%
2%
Iron
4%
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 Choice
0
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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