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Skillet Green Beans with Toasted Butter-Maple Pecans

 
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 each 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 the green beans.

Add the flour and mix well.
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

Reviews

+2

about 6 years

Absolutely fabulous. We got a ton of green beans from our local CSA farm and have been trying out literally dozens of green bean recipes but this one stands above the crowd. The maple toasted pecans were amazing and go soooo well with the orange scented green beans.

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Comments

james brown

 over 5 years ago

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

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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