This is a simple and healthy side dish that comes together in less than 15 minutes and requires only three ingredients!


  • 1 lb. green beans, washed and ends trimmed
  • 1 Tablespoon extra-virgin pine nut oil
  • 2 Tablespoons shallots, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons pine nuts, toasted
  • Salt and Pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for 3 minutes. Immediately strain the green beans and rinse with cold water for about 1 minute (alternatively, place green beans in a bowl of ice water). Pat dry.
  2. Turn a large pan to medium-high heat. Add the oil. Once the oil is hot, add the shallots and cook for 2 minutes until golden. Add the green beans to the pan and toss for about 1 minute to warm. Salt and pepper to taste. Place the green beans and shallots on a platter and sprinkle with the pine nuts.
  3. Serves 4


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