- 12 ounces fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon butter
- ¼ cup chopped walnuts
- 1 teaspoon grated fresh ginger
- ¼ teaspoon finely shredded lemon peel
- 1 teaspoon lemon juice
In a medium saucepan cook beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 5-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
Meanwhile, in a small saucepan melt butter over medium heat. Add walnuts and ginger; cook for 2-3 minutes or until nuts are toasted. Remove from heat; stir in lemon peel and lemon juice. Stir nut mixture into cooked beans.