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Green Beans with Lemon and Pine Nuts

Crisp-tender green beans are tossed with shallot, toasted pine nuts and a simple dressing of lemon and olive oil.
  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed

1 shallot, thinly sliced

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, plus more for drizzling

Juice and zest of 1/2 a lemon

2 tablespoons toasted pine nuts


  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes, add the shallot in the last 30 seconds of cooking time. Drain well and transfer to a large bowl.
  2. Add the olive oil, lemon juice, zest and pine nuts and toss well. Season with salt and pepper.
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