Thursday, September 29, 2011

Green Beans with Lemon and Pine Nuts

1 ½ lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2 inch pieces (or keep long)
2 TBSP minced fresh parsley
4 tsp olive oil
1 ½ tsp. grated lemon peel
½ tsp. salt (optional)
¼ tsp. pepper
¼ cup pine nuts, toasted

Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water.
Bring to a boil.
Cover and cook for 5 minutes.
Drain and immediately place beans in ice water.
Drain and pat dry.

Meanwhile, in a small bowl, combine the parsley, olive oil, lemon peel, salt and pepper.
Pour over beans; sprinkle with pine nuts.
Toss to coat.

Can be made a few hours ahead of time and refrigerated.

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