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Fresh Green Beans with Homemade Pesto

Fresh Green Beans with Homemade Pesto

Green beans don't need to be boring. Yes, you will love them. Don't forget to share this recipe with your family and neighbors!


  • 1 1/2 lbs. Green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 tsp. Coarse salt
  • 2 Tbsps. Butter
  • 2 Tbsps. Basil EVOO
  • 1/4 cup Pine nuts
  • 1/2 cup Homemade Pesto (find the recipe here)


  1. Bring a large pot of water, along with the salt, to a rapid boil. Add in green beans and allow to cook for 3 - 5 minutes, until bright green and tender. Drain and allow to cool.
  2. In a large skillet, heat over medium heat and add butter and olive oil. Add pine nuts, stirring until golden brown, about 3- 4 minutes. Add in 1/2 cup your homemade pesto and stir until mixed. Add green beans to the skillet and toss until coated and warm, about 2 minutes.
  3. Transfer to a large plate, top with remaining pesto. Serve immediately. Serves 4-6.
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