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Roasted Pecan Green Beans

By Jason Fung, MD

Roasted Pecan Green Beans

Being on a ketogenic diet usually means that you’re missing some kind of crunch in your meals. Whether it’s meat and vegetables, a dessert, or just a snack – it’s notorious for being something textually soft. These roasted pecan green beans will give you a great pick-me-up from the old and dated recipes that you’re...
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 25 mins
Total Time 35 mins
Course Side Dishes
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 270 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 1 lb green beans
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 cup pecans chopped
  • 1/4 cup parmesan cheese or nutritional yeast
  • 2 tbsp lemon zest
  • 2 tsp garlic minced
  • 1 tsp red pepper flakes

Instructions
 

  • Preheat oven to 450F, then add 1/4 Cup Pecans to your food processor.
  • Grind the pecans in the food processor until they are chopped nicely. Some pieces should be large, some small.
  • In a large mixing bowl, mix together green beans, pecans, olive oil, parmesan cheese, the zest of 1 lemon, minced garlic, and red pepper flakes.
  • Spread out the green beans on a foiled baking sheet.
  • Roast the green beans in the oven for 20-25 minutes.
  • Let cool for 4-5 minutes, then serve!

Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Roasted Pecan Green Beans
Amount per Serving
Calories
270
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
24
g
37
%
Saturated Fat
 
4
g
25
%
Cholesterol
 
4
mg
1
%
Sodium
 
116
mg
5
%
Potassium
 
310
mg
9
%
Carbohydrates
 
11
g
4
%
Fiber
 
5
g
21
%
Sugar
 
4
g
4
%
Protein
 
6
g
12
%
Vitamin A
 
980
IU
20
%
Vitamin C
 
18
mg
22
%
Calcium
 
127
mg
13
%
Iron
 
2
mg
11
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Keyword American, Side Dishes
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Jason Fung, MD

By Jason Fung, MD

Jason Fung, M.D., is a Toronto-based nephrologist (kidney specialist) and a world leading expert in intermittent fasting and low-carb diets.

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