Simply Elegant Green Beans

“The recipe title says it all, simple, yet elegant. Wonderful green beans using walnuts, goat cheese and balsamic vinegar. Simple company dish or great for those of us who like to eat as if we were having company! Reduces easily.”
READY IN:
20mins
SERVES:
4
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb fresh green beans, ends trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 12 cup walnuts, coarsely chopped
  • salt and pepper
  • 2 tablespoons balsamic vinegar
  • 3 ounces goat cheese, crumbled

Directions

  1. Steam green beans in boiling water until crisp-tender (4-6 minutes).
  2. Drain and set aside.
  3. Heat olive oil in skillet over medium heat, add walnuts, and toast in oil for about 3 minutes.
  4. Add green beans, salt and pepper.
  5. Sauté for about 3 more minutes.
  6. Add balsamic vinegar, toss with beans and walnuts to thoroughly coat.
  7. Remove from heat.
  8. Sprinkle with crumbled goat cheese, toss lightly and transfer to serving dish.

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