Green Beans with Walnuts and Onions

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Ingredients Minutes Calories
Prep Cook Servings
10 min 10 min 4
Green Beans with Walnuts and Onions
Health Highlights
Brain fuelling side dish or warm salad.


2 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw
4 tbsp Olive Oil, Extra Virgin
2 medium Yellow onion (thinly sliced)
2 clove(s) Garlic (chopped)
1/4 cup chopped Black walnuts
1/2 tsp Salt
1/4 tsp Black pepper


  1. Boil a pot with about 2 inches of water. In the meantime, cut off green/string bean ends then add to pot and boil for 3-4 minutes. Drain and set aside.
  2. Meanwhile in a large skillet, heat half of the olive oil over medium heat and saute onions, stirring, for 5 minutes. Add garlic and walnuts and cook, stirring, for 2 minutes.
  3. Add the remaining oil and green beans. Season with salt and pepper, stir, and cook for another 2 minutes.
  4. Serve as an appetizer, with parboiled rice to make a complete meal or top with some cottage or goat cheese.


Nutritional Highlights:

Green beans - a low-FODMAP veggie that's high in vitamins A, C and K as well as calcium, iron, magnesium and zinc.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 212
Calories from fat 167
Calories from saturated fat 21.9
Total Fat 18.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.4 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.2 g
Monounsaturated Fat 10.7 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 301 mg
Potassium 256 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.4 g
Dietary Fiber 3.0 g
Sugars 4.0 g
Protein 3.4 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.5

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