Green Beans with Lemon and Walnuts

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  • 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.

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