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walnuts on green beans

Green Beans with Crushed Walnuts

This super fast, super easy veggie dish has an ingredient that will have people wondering…mmm what is that?
Cook Time 10 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 2 cup green beans fresh or frozen
  • ½ cup crushed walnuts
  • ½ tsp fresh grated nutmeg (see hint below)
  • 2 tbsp butter


  • Melt butter in a non-toxic pan (no aluminum or teflon).
  • Add beans, walnuts and nutmeg.
  • Saute until desired doneness.

NUTMEG HINT: Keep whole nutmeg in your freezer and use a microplane to grate it fresh for recipes. The taste is amazing and the nutmeg will last virtually forever in the freezer.