Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon

Green Beans With Hazelnuts And Lemon Recipe

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Eden Noelle Smith

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@EdenNoelle

The hazelnuts and lemon zest add a wonderful light touch.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Serves:
8
Cook:
20 Min

Ingredients

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  • 1 1/2 lb
    fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    lemon zest
  • 1/3 c
    hazelnuts, chopped and toasted
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook beans 3 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large bowl.
  2. Add olive oil, lemon zest, hazelnuts, salt and pepper. Beans may be made a day ahead, chilled and covered. Reheat beans, preferable in a microwave.
  3. Variations: Use toasted almonds instead of hazelnuts and add some lemon juice to the cooking water. Omit the olive oil and substitute a slightly sweet balsamic drizzle sauce when tossing the beans, hazelnut and zest.

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About Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids, Healthy




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