Warm Green Bean Salad with Pine Nuts and Basil

Adapted from: Bon Appétit, June 1998                                    Servings: 6

Category: Vegetables                                                                 Prep time: 20 minutes



1 ½ lb slender green beans, trimmed

2 tablespoons olive oil                                                            ¼ cup pine nuts (about 1 ½ oz)

2 garlic cloves, minced                                                           18 large fresh basil leaves, chopped



Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain. Place beans in bowl of ice water to cool. Drain well. Pat dry with paper towels. (Can be made 1 day ahead. Wrap in paper towels and refrigerate.)

Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add pine nuts and sauté until light brown, about 6 minutes. Add garlic; stir 1 minute. Add green beans to skillet; sauté until heated through, about 5 minutes. Stir in basil. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to bowl and serve.


Nutritional Facts Per Serving

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Calories: 103

Carbohydrates (g): 8

Fat (g): 8

Cholesterol (mg): 0

Protein (g): 3

Sodium (mg): 7

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