15 Reviews

Loved the simplicity of this. I'm sure that the results would have been much better with fresh beans but it still greatly improved the frozen ones that I used. I did steam then a bit longer because I started with the frozen and also DH wants his veggies past the "Al Dente" stage (but I refuse to turn them in to the mush he would really like!). I'm a real fan of the lemon/salt combo and that's all I ever use as salad dressing so this had to be a winner. It will be a great side for almost anything!

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Annacia November 15, 2008

I made this with our New Year's Day dinner and it was a great side dish. I usually make green beans with almonds, but the pine nuts were a nice change! A great, good-for-you dish. Thanks for sharing!

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Lainey6605 January 02, 2008

Delicious, quick and easy. The beans were washed, microwaved until crisp tender then drained. The beans were then tossed with the remaining ingredients. I really like that they are so full of flavor without any added fat. Something I will make again.

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PaulaG November 05, 2007

Really good flavors. I think next time I will coat the beans in a little olive oil first so the lemon sticks better.

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Maito August 01, 2014

Delicious! I love the added crunch and taste enhancement that the pine nuts added to the dish.
Made for Veg 'N Swap tag 2010.

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AcadiaTwo July 23, 2010

Easy, delicious, elegant, and healthy! What more could you want?

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Prose July 05, 2009

I loved this...I did cheat and add some garlic! Also I misted it with "Can't Believe It's Not Butter" spray when serving. I loved the lemon and pine nuts combo with the green beans. Thanks for posting. I made this for Everyday is a Holiday tag game.

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breezermom December 10, 2008

Excellent side dish! High marks from my family. I did 'cheat' and add a little bit of butter. :) I toasted my pine nuts in a dry saute pan on the stovetop. Since I didn't have a steamer, I just boiled the green beans for about 4 minutes. I will definitely be making these again. Wonderful enough for company!

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LifeIsGood October 20, 2008

Okay, so I cheated and used a can of good quality French cut green beans rather than steaming. I liked how amazingly easy this was to put together and how it made a run of the mill veg a bit classier. The only thing I would do differently for my own tastebuds next time is used a bit less lemon but that really is just down to personal taste. Made of PAC Fall 2008.

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Sarah_Jayne September 14, 2008

Very easy & great way to dress up the ol' bean! Only change I made was to use lemon pepper instead of the usual S&P! Thanks for a great recipe! [Tagged, made & reviewed for a teammate in my vegan group in the Vegetarian/Vegan Recipe Swap]

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Sydney Mike August 04, 2008
Green Beans With Pine Nuts