Green Bean Dippers with Fig Pumpkin Seed Sauce

Green Beans
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  • Yield: 8 servings

Ingredients

2 (12-ounce) packages green beans
1tablespoon butter
1/2teaspoon salt
1/4teaspoon pepper
1/2cup pepitas (shelled pumpkin seeds)
1 tablespoon vegetable oil
1teaspoon salt
1/2teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1 cup fig preserves

Instructions

  1. To prepare green beans, place beans in microwave and cook according to package directions. Toss with butter, salt and pepper.
  2. Preheat broiler.
  3. Place pepitas on a baking sheet. Drizzle with vegetable oil and sprinkle with salt and pepper. Toss to coat. Place under the broiler 2 minutes, or until nicely toasted. Combine pepitas with fig preserves.
  4. Serve green beans with sauce for dipping, or toss green beans with sauce and place on a platter.

Nutritional Info *per serving

  • Calories 198
  • Fat 11g
  • Cholesterol 452mg
  • Sodium 452mg
  • Carbohydrate 22g
  • Fiber 4g
  • Protein 7g
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