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Walnut Tarragon Green Beans


  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup tarragon, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups walnut pieces, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil
  • Salt, to taste

Prep Time:

5 minutes

Cook Time:

10 minutes



Here’s an ultra-easy and delicious way to “plus up” a green beans side dish.

Why Try? The tarragon and walnut oil provide the dish with a marvelous flavor combination and add uncommon elegance.

Watch the video demonstration.

Foodie Byte: This dish is ideal for buffets or large gatherings—you don’t even have to worry about keeping it hot because it actually tastes best a room temperature.


  1. Bring four gallons of water to boil in a large stock pot.
  2. Add enough salt so that the water tastes like the ocean.
  3. Add green beans and cook until tender.
  4. Drain beans and toss in a large bowl with walnut oil, tarragon and 1 cup walnut pieces.
  5. Season with salt to taste.
  6. Place on a serving platter and top with remaining walnut pieces.
  7. Serve warm or at room temperature.

Nutritional Information

Calories 324, Carbohydrates 20g, Fat 26g, Fat Calories 237, Fiber 8g, Protein 9g, Saturated Fat 3g, Sodium 95mg. Daily Values: Calcium 119.38mg 12%, Phos 189.23mg 19%, Copper 0.62mg 31%, Zinc 1.47mg 10%, Panto 0.68mg 7%, Biotin 7.83mcg 2610%, Iodine 2.63mcg 2%, Magnesium 104.95mg 26%, Iron 3.19mg 18%, Vitamin B6 24%, Vitamin C 47%, Vit E-a-Toco 4%, Vitamin A 32%. Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.