GREEN BEANS WITH PARMESAN BREAD CRUMBS
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 25 minutes
Total Time: 35 minutes
Servings: 4 servings
Succulent green beans topped with crunchy Parmesan bread crumbs.
- 1 lb. green beans, tips removed
- 1/2 tbsp olive oil or butter, for greasing
- to taste lemon juice, to sprinkle the dish
For the topping
- 1 heaping cup day old bread, cubed
- 1/4 cup Parmesan cheese shavings
- 1/4 cup walnuts or pecans
- 1/4 cup olive oil or butter
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped
Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Add some salt and bring the beans to a boil, add some salt and cook for about 10 minutes until the beans get tender.
Preheat the oven to 350F.
Meanwhile, pulse all the topping ingredients in a food processor for 5-10 seconds.
Once cooked, drain the beans well and toss them with a bit of olive oil or butter.
Transfer the beans onto the baking dish, cover with breadcrumbs and bake for 15-20 minutes until the bread crumps turn golden brown.
Sprinkle with a generous amount of lemon juice before serving.
Calories: 354kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 7g | Fat: 34g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 11g | Monounsaturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 10mg | Sodium: 244mg | Potassium: 250mg | Fiber: 4g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 850IU | Vitamin C: 25.6mg | Calcium: 210mg | Iron: 1.3mg