Green Beans with Garlic Butter and Walnuts

A colorful side dish comes together quickly when you have frozen whole green beans on hand.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 20 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

1
bag (22 oz) Green Giant Select™ frozen whole green beans
2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
small red bell pepper, cut into very thin strips
1
clove garlic, finely chopped
1/4
cup chopped walnuts or walnut pieces
1/2
teaspoon seasoned salt
  • 1 Cook green beans to desired doneness as directed on bag. Drain; cover to keep warm.
  • 2 Meanwhile, in 12-inch nonstick skillet, melt butter over medium-high heat. Cook bell pepper and garlic in butter 2 to 4 minutes, stirring constantly, until bell pepper is crisp-tender. Stir in walnuts; cook until hot.
  • 3 Add green beans; sprinkle with seasoned salt. Cook and stir just until thoroughly heated. Spoon into serving dish.

Expert Tips

You could use pecans or almonds instead of the walnuts, if you like.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
80
(
Calories from Fat
50),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
5%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
10mg
10%;
Sodium
105mg
105%;
Total Carbohydrate
6g
6%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
2g
2%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
15%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.