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Green Beans with Toasted Nuts

November/December 1995, The EatingWell Diabetes Cookbook (2005)

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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.


Green Beans with Toasted Nuts Recipe

Makes: 4 servings

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Preparation

  1. Cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender, 5 to 7 minutes. Drain.
  2. 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

Per serving: 104 calories; 5 g fat (1 g sat, 3 g mono); 0 mg cholesterol; 9 g carbohydrates; 0 g added sugars; 3 g protein; 4 g fiber; 152 mg sodium; 261 mg potassium.

Nutrition Bonus: Fiber (28% daily value), Vitamin C (22% dv).

Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat (mono)


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