Citrus Green Beans with Pine Nuts

4 servings


  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil
  • 3/4 cup sliced shallots (about 2 large)
  • 1 teaspoon grated orange rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh orange juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon coarse sea salt
  • 1 tablespoon pine nuts, toasted

Cook green beans in boiling water for 2 minutes. Drain and rinse under cold running water. Drain well.
Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add shallots; saute 2 minutes or until tender. Add green beans; stir well. Add rind, juice, pepper, and salt; saute 2 minutes. Spoon onto a platter; sprinkle with nuts.

Serv. Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving

Cals: 86 From Fat: na

Total Fat: 3.8g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 76mg

Total Carb: 12.8g

Dietary Fiber: 4.5g

Sugars: na

Protein: 2.5g