Green Beans w/ Pecans

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Green Beans w/ Pecans
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Try this easy, green beany side--great for Thanksgiving or regular dinner--with a toasted pecan taste that'll keep you beggin' back for more. From Michael McLaughlin, Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving.
Green Beans w/ Pecans
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Try this easy, green beany side--great for Thanksgiving or regular dinner--with a toasted pecan taste that'll keep you beggin' back for more. From Michael McLaughlin, Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving.
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
8-10servings 10-20minutes 10-15minutes
Servings Prep Time
8-10servings 10-20minutes
Cook Time
10-15minutes
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Instructions
  1. Fill a large pot 3/4 full of water and bring to a boil. Salt the water,
  2. Wash and prep green beans. Add to boiling water and cook until crisp-tender--about 5-6 minutes. (Meanwhile chop the pecans.) Drain green beans and set aside.
  3. In large frying pan, melt butter. Add the chopped pecans, stirring often, lightly toasting them.
  4. Add the green beans and toss to coat with butter. Season with 3/4 tsp salt and 1/2 tsp pepper. Stir well. Cover partially, tossing and stirring occasionally until the beans are heated through--about 5-6 minutes.
Recipe Notes

Make Ahead Tips:

  1. Chop pecans and store in airtight container 1-2 days before assembling this recipe.
  2. Prep green beans, boil, and drain 1 day before serving.
  3. To finish recipe, bring to room temperature. Begin at step 3, melting butter and toasting pecans. Add green beans to finish the recipe and serve immediately.

Great reheated!

You may also like these Thanksgiving recipes:

Corn Fritter Casserole

Mimi's Broccoli-Cheese Casserole

Mimi's Sweet Potato Casserole

 

This recipe is courtesy of Michael McLaughlin in the Williams-Sonoma Thanksgiving cookbook.

 

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