Garlic String Beans with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Garlic String Beans with Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


4 people

This seasonal fall vegetable can be made many ways, but there is nothing better than combining buttery-garlic flavor with fresh toasted pumpkins seeds, atop the earthy flavor of green beans.

This recipe and image are courtesy of Between the Bread.


  • 1 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons mixed oil
  • 1 pinch coarse sea salt
  • 1 large garlic clove, minced and roasted
  • 1/4 cup fresh toasted pipits, in garlic oil
  • Sprig of fresh tarragon, chopped


  • 1 Blanch green beans in boiling water with salt and 1 tablespoon olive oil (5 minutes).
  • 2 Roast pepitas in pan with oil and ½ of garlic, toss until lightly browned.
  • 3 Sprinkle with salt and pepper to taste, place in oven at 400 degress for 10 minutes.
  • 4 Roast remaining garlic with tarragon over oil for 20 seconds on high heat.
  • 5 Combine with beans and pepitas until thoroughly coated. Season with sea salt.


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