Garlic-Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Walnuts

Garlic-Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Walnuts

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans trimmed
  • 4 shallots peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Preheat oven to 425 F. Toss first five ingredients in a bowl and put them in a single layer on a cookie sheet.  Roast 15-20 minutes, until tender with shallots and garlic lightly browned.
While beans cook, toss together chopped parsley, walnuts and lemon zest. When beans are done, toss hot beans with parsley/lemon/almond mixture and serve immediately.

Stovetop method
Add 2 tbs butter to this recipe, see below, or if you are feeling particularly decadent, bacon fat. Steam beans until barely tender, remove and shock in a bowl with ice water to halt cooking, drain. Melt 2 tbs butter in a pan, add shallots and garlic and stir until soft and lightly brown. Add beans back into pan, stir gently and season. Add parsley mix and heat through.

 

Garlic-Roasted Green Beans with Shallots and Walnuts

Author Susan Evans, Certified Clinical Herbalist

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. fresh green beans trimmed
  • 4 shallots peeled and cut into thin slices
  • 6 cloves garlic minced
  • olive oil
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/4 cup parsley chopped
  • 1/4 cup crushed walnuts.
  • 1 teaspoon lemon zest

Instructions

Preheat oven to 425 F.

  1. Toss first five ingredients in a bowl and put them in a single layer on a cookie sheet. Roast 15-20 minutes, until tender with shallots and garlic lightly browned.

  2. While beans cook, toss together chopped parsley, walnuts and lemon zest. When beans are done, toss hot beans with parsley/lemon/almond mixture and serve immediately.

Stovetop method

  1. Add 2 tbs butter to this recipe, see below, or if you are feeling particularly decadent, bacon fat. Steam beans until barely tender, remove and shock in a bowl with ice water to halt cooking, drain. Melt 2 tbs butter in a pan, add shallots and garlic and stir until soft and lightly brown. Add beans back into pan, stir gently and season. Add parsley mix and heat through.
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