Macadamia Spicy Greens Beans

It’s not too early to start planning Thanksgiving! Check out this spicy twist on classic almond greenbeans with crushed Farm Fresh Nuts Macadamia nuts, a dash of red pepper flakes and beautiful crisp green beans!


12 ounces string beans (Haricots Verts)

Zest of 1 lemon

1 tablespoon minced parsley

2 tablespoons freshly grated parmesan cheese

1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes

1/4 cup toasted and roughly chopped @Farmfreshnuts macadamia nuts

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 garlic clove (minced)

1/2 teaspoon salt


1) Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the beans and blanch for 3 minutes, until string beans are crisp yet tender.

2) Drain beans and immediately put into a large bowl of ice water. This process called “shocking”, stops the cooking and sets the color. Let beans sit in ice water for at least 2 minutes.

3) In a small bowl toss the lemon zest, parsley, parmesan, red pepper flakes, and nuts. Set aside.

4) When ready to serve, drain the beans and pat dry with a paper towel. Heat the olive oil in a large pan over medium/high heat. Add the beans to the pan and saute for 2 minutes or until heated through. Add the garlic and cook for another 30-60 seconds.

5) Turn off heat and add the nut mixture and toss well until all the beans are coated. Sprinkle with salt and serve.


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