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.
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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
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Keyword: christmas dinner, christmas side dish, pimentos, toasted pecans, vegetable side dish
Servings: 7 people
Calories: 109kcal
Author: Julie Clark

Ingredients

  • 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

Instructions

  • 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.

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Nutrition

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