Lemon Pecan Green Beans



  • 1 lb. fresh green beans
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt, or to taste
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 green onions, sliced
  • 1/4 chopped, toasted pecans
  • 2 teaspoons fresh or dried rosemary finely chopped
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons grated lemon rind
  • lemon slice and fresh rosemary sprigs for garnish


Wash beans and remove ends. Sprinkle with salt. Arrange beans in steamer basket; place over boiling water. Cover and steam approximately 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Plunge green beans into cold water to stop cooking process; drain and set aside.
In large skillet, heat olive oil over medium heat. Add green onions and cook, stirring constantly, about 3 minutes. Add green beans, pecans, rosemary and lemon juice; stir constantly until mixture has thoroughly heated. Sprinkle with lemon rind and garnish if desired. Serve immediately. Serve with grilled chicken or fish.

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