Green Beans with Walnuts 



1 lb fresh green beans, trimmed

4 Tbsp butter

1 tsp balsamic vinegar or red-wine vinegar

1/8 tsp pepper

2 Tbsp walnuts, coarsely chopped
VARIATION:  You can either steam or microwave the green beans to speed up the process.


In a large non-stick skillet, bring 1 inch of water to a boil over medium heat.  Add green beans.  Cook, uncovered until crisp-tender (about 7 minutes) Drain in a colander and place green beans on a serving plate.

Add butter, vinegar and pepper to same skillet.  Cook until butter is melted and mixture is sizzling (about 3 minutes).  

Stir in walnuts.  

Drizzle walnut sauce over green beans.



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