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Down-South Green Beans

Makes: 12 servings
Cook 11 mins to 14 mins Start to Finish 15 mins
Down-South Green Beans
  • 2  pounds  fresh green beans or two 16-ounce packages frozen whole green beans
  • 1/2 - 1  teaspoon  finely snipped dried chipotle chile pepper
  • 4  teaspoons  garlic-flavored olive oil or olive oil
  • 1  cup  pecan halves, coarsely chopped

1. In a covered large saucepan cook fresh green beans and chipotle pepper in a small amount of boiling, lightly salted water for 10 to 12 minutes or just until beans are crisp-tender. (Cook frozen beans and chipotle pepper for 5 minutes.) Drain.

2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet heat oil over medium heat. Add pecans; cook and stir for 30 seconds. Add drained beans; cook and stir for 1 to 2 minutes more or until beans are heated through and nuts are toasted. Makes 12 servings.

Nutrition Facts (Down-South Green Beans)
  • Servings Per Recipe 12,
  • cal. (kcal) 101,
  • Fat, total (g) 8,
  • sat. fat (g) 1,
  • carb. (g) 8,
  • fiber (g) 3,
  • pro. (g) 2,
  • sodium (mg) 15,
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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