Maggie Beer's green beans with roasted walnuts

An easy but impressive side dish - fresh crispy green beans with an added crunch of walnuts.

  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 6
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  • 600 g green beans, topped and tailed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup (25g) walnuts, roasted and rubbed, chopped


  • 1
    Place a large saucepan of salted water over a high heat; bring to the boil. Cook the beans for 2 to 3 minutes, then drain off the water. Drizzle over the oil and toss to coat well.
  • 2
    To serve, place the beans onto a serving platter; sprinkle with walnuts.


Not suitable to freeze. Beans suitable to microwave.Maggie's tip: To prepare walnuts, roast in a 180°C (160°C fan-forced) oven for 8-10 minutes or until golden. Tip nuts into a clean tea towel; rub to remove most of the skin.

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