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Green Beans with Pepitas

Green Beans with Pepitas


  • 1 pound slender green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
  • 1/2 cup (about 2 1/2 ounces) pepitas (shelled raw pumpkin seeds)*
  • 2 teaspoons chopped fresh rosemary
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced

Recipe Preparation

  • Cook green beans in large saucepan of boiling salted water until crisp-tender and still bright green, about 5 minutes. Drain beans and cool in colander. Cut beans into 1-inch pieces.

  • Heat 1 tablespoon oil in large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add pepitas. Toss until starting to pop and brown, about 8 minutes; sprinkle with coarse salt and pepper. Transfer to plate. Reserve skillet. DO AHEAD Green beans and pepitas can be prepared 2 hours ahead. Let stand at room temperature.

  • Heat remaining 1 tablespoon oil in reserved skillet over medium-high heat. Add rosemary and garlic; stir 15 seconds. Add beans and pepitas. Toss until heated through, about 2 minutes. Season to taste with coarse salt and pepper.

Recipe by Selma Brown Morrow,

Nutritional Content

One serving contains the following: Calories (kcal) 109.3 %Calories from Fat 72.8 Fat (g) 8.8 Saturated Fat (g) 1.3 Cholesterol (mg) 0 Carbohydrates (g) 4.9 Dietary Fiber (g) 2.5 Total Sugars (g) 1.4 Net Carbs (g) 2.4 Protein (g) 3.4Reviews Section

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