Food Recipes Garlicky Green Beans With Pine Nuts 3.7 (297) 2 Reviews Toasted pine nuts give green beans a nutty crunch. By Kate Merker Kate Merker Kate Merker is the chief food director at Hearst Magazines. She has over two decades of experience producing food content for print and digital publications, including Real Simple. Highlights: * At Real Simple, Kate worked her way up from editorial assistant to senior food editor * Served as food and nutrition director at Woman's Day for seven years * Joined Hearst Magazines as chief food director (2017) Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on November 1, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Mikkel Vang Hands On Time: 15 mins Total Time: 15 mins Yield: 6 to 8 serves - Jump to Nutrition Facts Give standard green beans a flavorful upgrade by adding garlic and tossing with toasted pine nuts. Ingredients 1 ½ pounds green beans, trimmed 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 large cloves garlic, thinly sliced ⅓ cup (about 2 ounces) pine nuts kosher salt and pepper Directions Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook until just tender, 3 to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the pine nuts and cook until golden brown, about 3 minutes. Drain the green beans and transfer to the skillet. Add 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon pepper and toss to coat. Transfer to a serving bowl. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 140 Calories 11g Fat 10g Carbs 3g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 140 % Daily Value * Total Fat 11g 14% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Sodium 167mg 7% Total Carbohydrate 10g 3% Total Sugars 4g Protein 3g Calcium 46mg 4% Iron 2mg 11% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.