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Pecans are the most versatile tree nut — they can be eaten alone — raw, roasted or flavored — as a healthy, delicious snack or they can enhance almost any recipe as an ingredient. Pecans are perfect as a topping or ingredient in salads, vegetables, yogurt, oatmeal, sauces, breads and, of course, every kind of dessert. Store pecans in the freezer and have them on hand year-round.

Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers & Spiced Pecans

Green Beans with Roasted Red Peppers & Spiced Pecans

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Ingredients:

1 pound fresh green beans 12-oz. jar roasted red peppers, drained 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt 2 teaspoons olive oil 1 tablespoon butter 1 tablespoon brown sugar 3/4 cup pecan halves 1/8 teaspoon cayenne pepper

Directions

Steam green beans until just tender. Transfer to large bowl and add red peppers. Sprinkle with 1/4 teaspoon kosher salt and the oil and toss lightly. Reserve. Melt butter in skillet. Add sugar and stir to dissolve. Add pecans, the remaining salt and the cayenne. Cook 2 - 3 minutes to crisp the pecans. Add to vegetables and toss gently. Serve.

Nutrition

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