Christmas Green Beans with Toasted Pecans
Christmas green beans are dressed up with pimentos and chopped pecans that are caramelized in butter and honey. A simple, healthy side dish to complete your family dinner.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time25 mins
Servings: 7 people
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 tablespoon honey
- 1/2 teaspoon minced garlic
- 1/3 cup chopped pecans
- 16 ounces frozen fine green beans thawed
- 1/4 cup diced pimentos
- salt and pepper to taste
In a 12" skillet, melt butter, honey, and garlic over medium-high heat.
Once the butter is melted, add the pecans. Cook and stir for two minutes until pecans are golden brown.
Remove the pecans and set them aside in a small bowl.
In the same skillet, stir in the green beans. Cook, covered over medium heat, stirring occasionally, for 6-10 minutes or until green beans are tender.
Stir in the pimentos and toasted pecans.
Season with salt and pepper as desired.
Calories: 109kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 12mg | Sodium: 47mg | Potassium: 168mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 13.7mg | Calcium: 29mg | Iron: 0.9mg