2 tbsp olive oil
1 1/2 lb fresh green beans — washed and trimmed
1 1/2 tsp lemon zest
1/3 cup toasted hazelnuts — chopped
Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon use delicious hazelnuts and some lemon zest to create a wonderful flavor that melts in your mouth. It shouldn’t take more than 20 minutes to prepare and is the perfect way to celebrate. The delicacy with its crisp green beans will leave you asking for more! Top the dish with some basil and hazelnuts before you serve for that added jazz.
What works well with this recipe is how you can make one whole batch on a day and may be heat and serve the next. This is one recipe that works perfectly for all those busy cooks who do not have the time to cook everyday but still want meals that are both nutritious and delicious.
- Green beans are loaded with minerals and nutrients such as vitamin A and C along with calcium, magnesium, and iron. Beans have no saturated fat and have only a few calories.
- Hazelnuts are rich sources of oleic acid, calcium, and vitamins E and B. Hazelnuts ensure the health of your skin, digestive system, bones, and joints.
How to make Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon
Use finely chopped almonds in place of hazelnuts for variation. Substituting butter for olive oil in this recipe complements both the beans and hazelnuts, bringing out a varied flavor that is both rich and delicious.