Toasted nuts are a simple way to embellish green beans. If you have hazelnut or walnut oil on hand, use it in place of the olive oil to enhance the nutty flavor. Source: EatingWell Magazine, Holiday Issue 1996

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  • Cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.

  • Heat oil in a large nonstick skillet over low heat. Add nuts and cook, stirring, until golden, about 1 minute. Return the reserved beans to the pot and toss to coat. Season with salt and pepper.

Nutrition Facts

79 calories; 4.8 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 152 mg sodium. 265 mg potassium; 8.6 g carbohydrates; 3.4 g fiber; 4 g sugar; 2.6 g protein; 784 IU vitamin a iu; 14 mg vitamin c; 41 mcg folate; 46 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 34 mg magnesium;