Green Beans with Brown Butter and Pine Nuts. Sandra Lee
Semi-Homemade with Sandra Lee
Recipe courtesy of Sandra Lee

Green Beans with Brown Butter and Pine Nuts

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 13 min
  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook: 8 min
  • Yield: 8 servings



  1. Place green beans with 2 tablespoons of water in a microwave-safe bowl. Cover and cook for 6 to 7 minutes.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a large skillet over medium low heat. As the butter bubbles it will start to turn brown and give off a nutty aroma. Once it has reached a light brown color, add garlic, cooked and drained green beans and pine nuts. Toss to combine and saute for 1 minute until heated through. Season, to taste, with salt and pepper.
  3. Serve immediately.