Green Beans with Lemon and Walnuts
4 cups water
2 pounds green beans, trimmed
grated lemon rind, zested
6 tablespoons CF margarine
2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice, or to taste
salt and pepper
2/3 cup walnuts, toasted
Steam beans until tender but still bright green (8-10 minutes). Transfer to bowl, toss with lemon zest, margarine and juice. Season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a warm platter, sprinkle with the toasted nuts. Serve immediately.
Toasted nuts: Bake at 350°F in a single layer, stirring once after 5-7 minutes. Cook another 5-7 minutes until the nuts give off a toasted aroma.