Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Makes: 4 servings (1 cup each)

Total Time: 15 minutes


  • 1 oz pine nuts
  • 1-1/2 lbs. green beans, trimmed
  • 2 Tbsp. lemon juice
  • Salt and ground pepper to taste


Preheat oven to 375°F. Toast pine nuts in a shallow baking pan in oven for 3 to 5 minutes, shaking pan frequently. Place green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover saucepan and steam 7 to 8 minutes or until tender. Transfer green beans to a serving bowl. Toss with lemon juice, pine nuts, and salt and pepper to taste.