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Skillet Green Beans with Toasted Butter-Maple Pecans

 
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Green beans are braised in skillet with orange juice and chicken stock, and served with toasted butter-maple pecans. Make a double-batch because your kids will become veggie lovers once they try this.

Yield

8

servings

Prep

6

min

Cook

25

min

Ready

32

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, Low Carb, Low Sodium
 

Ingredients

1 cup pecans
roughly chopped
1 tablespoon butter
melted
1 ½ tablespoons maple syrup
salt
if using unsalted butter
*
1 tablespoon butter
2 shallots
finely chopped
*
¼ teaspoon red pepper flakes
or as needed
*
½ tablespoon all-purpose flour
18 ounces green beans
1 1/2 pounds, ends trimmed
½ cup orange juice
½ cup chicken broth
2 teaspoons sage leaves
freshly chopped
*
salt and black pepper
to taste
*

Directions

Preheat the oven to 350℉ (180℃) F or use your toaster oven.

Next pour the maple syrup.
In a medium bowl, pour the melted butter into the coarsely chopped pecans.

Add the pecans, butter and maple syrup in a medium bowl, toss until well combined.

Toss until the pecans are well coated by butter and maple syrup.
Place the pecans on a baking sheet

Spread on a baking sheet, toast until deeply brown and very fragrant, about 15 minutes.

Toast in a 350 degrees F oven or toaster oven until deeply brown and very fragrant, about 15 minutes. Set aside.

Remove from the oven and transfer the pecans onto a piece of waxed papper, which prevents the candied pecans from sticking together.

In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.

In a large nonstick skillet, melt the butter over medium-high heat.
Add the shallots, stirring, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until soft.

Add the shallots, stirring, and cook for 2 to 3 minutes until soft. Add the flour, and mix well. Stir in green beans.

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Add the freshly minced sage leaves.

Pour the orange juice, chicken broth, add the sage, stirring, cover and cook for about 4 minutes. Uncover and keep cooking for another 4 to 5 minutes, until the green beans are tender.

Stirring, cover and cook for about 4 minutes. Remove from the heat, season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Top with toasted butter-maple pecans.

A quick, easy and delicious skillet green beans with butter-maple pecans!

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

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Comments

james brown

A great combination of food like this is a very great idea! congratulations!

over 9 years ago

Natosha Jacobs

Great Recipe

25 days ago

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 81g (2.9 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 15177% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 13g 20%
Saturated Fat 3g 14%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 8mg 3%
Sodium 44mg 2%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 2g 9%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 6% Vitamin C 17%
Calcium 3% Iron 4%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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