Green Beans with Figs and Pumpkin Seeds

Green Beans with Figs and Pumpkin Seeds

A sauce for green beans that both kids and adults will love.

To prepare the green beans, steam 2 (12-ounce) packages of green beans in the microwave according to the package directions. Place in a large bowl and toss with 1 teaspoon butter, 1/2 teaspoon salt and 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper.

Prep: 10 minutes Cook: 10 minutes
Serves: 8 Save

Ingredients (9)

Pumpkin Seeds

  • 1 cup Pumpkin Seeds
  • 1 T Vegetable Oil
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • ½ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  • ½ cup Fig Preserves

Green Beans

  • 24 oz Frozen Green Beans
  • 1 tsp Butter
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Freshly Ground Black Pepper


  1. Preheat broiler.
  2. To prepare pumpkin seeds, place seeds 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. Remove and let cool.
  3. Toss steamed green beans with fig preserves. Place on a platter and sprinkle with pumpkin seeds. (Analysis includes green beans.)