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Caramelized Green Beans with Walnuts

jayceeboyer

"A salty-sweet side dish sure to please veggie-lovers and sweet-tooths alike! I can normally find a good-sized bag of fresh green beans at a fruit stand or farmer's market for about a dollar."
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Ingredients

25 m servings 360 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings (4 cups)

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  1. Melt the butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add green beans; cook and stir for about 5 minutes. Mix in the walnuts, and pour in water. Cover and cook for about 10 minutes, or until very little water is left in the pan.
  2. Add the salt, white sugar, and brown sugar; stir until beans and walnuts are evenly coated. Cover, and cook over medium heat for 5 more minutes. Remove from the heat and allow to cool slightly before serving.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 360 calories; 18.3 g fat; 49.6 g carbohydrates; 4.4 g protein; 23 mg cholesterol; 223 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made these for Easter. Very big hit, although I used about 2 lbs. of green beans and only 1/2 cup of brown sugar-no white sugar. I think that was a good move as I think it would have been way ...

Most helpful critical review

Definitely too sweet. If I make it again, I would reduce the sugar by half.

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I made these for Easter. Very big hit, although I used about 2 lbs. of green beans and only 1/2 cup of brown sugar-no white sugar. I think that was a good move as I think it would have been way ...

YUM!! I used chopped almonds instead. I also added some finely diced shallots and balsamic vinegar. This is an excellent side dish!!

I reduced the sugar by half and added balsamic reduction. It turned out awesome!!!

I made a few changes to this recipe, as I didn't have walnuts and I don't eat dairy (butter): I cooked the green beans in olive oil instead of butter. I had to pour off some of the water as it ...

Fantastic! These are so easy to make and a HUGE hit!

Definitely too sweet. If I make it again, I would reduce the sugar by half.

I received comments from some of my guests that it was too sweet.

I added shallots and balsamic vinegar. Delicious!

A nice and new recipe. I love walnuts and they were so tasty with the greenbeens and brown sugar. I got many compliments on my dinner that evening.