green beans with pecans

Crunchy Pecan Beans

Tender green beans with a lovely crunch and a zing of lemon.

green beans with pecans

Crunchy Pecan Beans

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Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 137 kcal


  • 200 g Fine green beans
  • 50 g Pecans
  • 1 tbsp Butter
  • 1 Lemon


  • Chop the pecans into halves and dry fry in a hot frying pan for a couple of minutes. Remove from the pan and set aside.
  • Top and tail the beans and drop carefully into a pan of boiling water. Return to the boil and cook for 6-8 minutes until tender, then drain.
  • Melt the butter in a shallow pan, then add the beans, toasted pecans and the juice and zest of the lemon.
  • Warm through and serve.


Serving: 1portionCalories: 137kcalFat: 12.3gSaturated Fat: 2.8gSugar: 2.6g
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