Green Beans with Walnuts and Onions

Green Beans with Walnuts and Onions

Brain fuelling side dish or warm salad.
Health Rating
Prep Cook Ready in Servings
10 min 10 min 20 min 4


2 cup Green/yellow string beans, raw
4 tbsp Olive oil
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.

Nutrition Facts

Per Portion

Calories 221
Calories from fat 167
Calories from saturated fat 19.9
Total Fat 18.5 g
Saturated Fat 2.2 g
Trans Fat 0.0 g
Polyunsaturated Fat 4.3 g
Monounsaturated Fat 11.2 g
Cholesterol 0
Sodium 303 mg
Potassium 238 mg
Total Carbohydrate 9.9 g
Dietary Fiber 2.9 g
Sugars 4.0 g
Protein 3.6 g

Dietary servings

Per Portion

Meat Alternative 0.3
Vegetables 1.5

Energy sources



Nutritional Highlights:

Green beans

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