Sizzled Green Beans With Crispy Prosciutto and Pine Nuts

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 30 mins

I found this on the Eating Well website amonst their diabetic friendly recipes. I haven't tried this one yet but it sounds like a real winner.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add beans, return to a boil, and simmer until crisp-tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
  2. Heat 1/2 teaspoon oil in a large nonstick skillet over medium heat. Add prosciutto; cook, stirring, until crispy, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain on a paper towel.
  3. Wipe out the pan; heat the remaining 2 teaspoons oil over medium heat. Add the beans, garlic, sage, 1/8 teaspoon salt and several grinds of pepper. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the beans are browned in places, 3 to 4 minutes. Stir in pine nuts, lemon zest and the prosciutto. Season with lemon juice, the remaining 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper.
  4. Tip: To toast chopped nuts & seeds: Cook in a small dry skillet over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.
Most Helpful

Great beans!! I LOVE pine nuts so these were perfect. Made exactly as written and would not change a thing. They had a lot of flavor and were not too salty with the addition of the salt and prosciutto. Will be making these again! Made for PRMR.

AZPARZYCH July 12, 2012

WOW! This is awesome! I love green beans, and as I stated in another review of the Realtor's,I always have them on hand. I had some prosciutto in the freezer, so I made this last night. Hubby wouldn't touch a veggie with a ten-foot pole, but who cares? That just means more for me. I wouldn't have shared anyway! lol Great job here! Great recipe! Made for "Go for the Green" event at KK's forum.

FLUFFSTER March 23, 2010

Delicious! I used only half the garlic to keep peace in the family. Made for the Farmer's Market tag game.

Julie B's Hive August 24, 2009