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Green Beans with Pesto

No recipe image available.Tender-crisp green beans are tossed with sautéed onion and basil pesto.

Recipe Ingredients:

1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed (about 4 cups)
2 teaspoons vegetable oil
1 medium onion, chopped (about 1/2 cup)
3 tablespoons ready-made basil pesto
Salt and ground black pepper to taste

Cooking Directions:

  1. Place beans in medium saucepan; add enough water to cover. Bring to a boil over high heat. Reduce heat to medium; cook 5 minutes, or until beans are crisp-tender. Drain well; set aside.
  2. Heat oil in medium skillet over medium heat. Add onions; cook and stir 5 minutes, or until tender. Stir in pesto. Add beans, season with salt and pepper to taste; toss to coat.

Makes 8 servings.

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