Stir-fried sprouts with green beans, lemon & pine nuts

Stir-fried sprouts with green beans, lemon & pine nuts

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 8

This fresh idea for your Christmas sprouts is a good source of both vitamin C and folic acid

Nutrition and extra info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal140
  • fat6g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs14g
  • sugars14g
  • fibre6g
  • protein5g
  • salt0.04g
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  • 600g Brussels sprouts, trimmed and quartered
    Brussels sprouts

    Brussels sprouts

    bruss-ell spr-ow-t

    The quintessential Christmas dinner veg, Brussels sprouts are thought to have been cultivated in…

  • 600g green beans
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • zest and juice 1 lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 4 tbsp toasted pine nuts


  1. Cook the sprouts and beans in a pan of boiling salted water for 3 mins, then drain well. Heat the oil in a large wok or frying pan. When hot, add the lemon zest and pine nuts. Cook for a couple of seconds, then add the vegetables and stir-fry for 3-4 mins until the sprouts colour a little. Add a squeeze of lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste.

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24th Dec, 2011
Sounds great - will give it a try tomorrow. A Merry Christmas to all at Good Food and thank you for all the tips that have helped me feed the family in 2011
13th Feb, 2011
Pretty good!
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