Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Orange Zest

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Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Orange Zest

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The warmed hazelnut oil with orange zest add a surprisingly perfect flavor to these standard vegetables. This is an impressive side dish to serve during the holidays as well.

Ingredients:
  • 1 bag of fresh or frozen green beans
  • 1 cup hazelnuts roughly chopped in half Zest of 1 or 2 organic oranges
  • 1 T olive oil
  • Sea salt and fresh ground pepper to taste
Preparation:
  1. Steam green beans in a small bit of water until cooked but still lightly crisp.
  2. Warm hazelnuts in oil in a skillet, add cooked green beans, salt and pepper and toss to coat.
  3. Remove from heat and add orange zest and toss further and serve.

Servings: 6