green beans with walnut sauce

Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 5 mins

pecans or hazelnuts also work well with this quick and easy recipe. you can cook the beans longer, this makes them crunchy.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. in boiling water blanche green beans, remove and put into ice water, drain, set aside put a few springs of parsley and a few walnuts aside for garnish.
  2. in processor add walnuts, parsley leaves, garlic, salt, pepper and boullion cube and pulse until it's like a paste.
  3. with machine running add olive oil and emulsify pour over green beans, garnish with walnuts and parsley.


Most Helpful

The walnut sauce for the green beans was really a nice parsley/walnut pesto. However,the 10 cloves of garlic was pretty overpowering for our taste, and we usually love garlic. I will try this again with less garlic, 4 should be enough, and I'll bet we will enjoy it even more.

Geema March 31, 2003

These green beans were really good. I loved the garlicy flavor. I think I'll add a little basil to the sauce next time. Thanks for sharing this recipe Chia!

CardaMom September 20, 2003

This recipe is for the true garlic lover. I really enjoyed this different way to serve green beans. I did use the walnuts and think I might try them again with pecans. Thanks

PaulaG July 28, 2006

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