For more than 60 years,
a publication centered on life in Mississippi.
Today is September 29, 2022

Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Side Dishes




1 1/2 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon olive oil (plain or flavor-infused)
Salt to taste
Pine nuts (or slivered almonds) for garnish


Bring 1-inch of water in saucepan to boil. Cook green beans, covered, for 5 minutes. Drain beans, wipe pan dry and return pan to heat. Add olive oil to pan, then add beans and coat in oil. Season beans with a pinch of salt and transfer to a serving plate. Garnish with nuts and serve.


This recipe as featured in the November 2019 edition of "Plated with Rebecca Turner." Rebecca Turner is an author, registered dietitian, radio host, television presenter and a certified specialist in sports dietetics with the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. A lifelong Mississippian, she has spent the last decade offering no-nonsense nutrition guidance that allows you to enjoy good health and good food. Her book, “Mind Over Fork,” challenges the way you think, not the way you eat. Find her on social media and online at

Site designed by Marketing Alliance, Inc.