Walnut Tarragon Green Beans

Walnut Tarragon Green Beans

Walnut Tarragon Green Beans

Prep Time

5 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes


6 people

Here’s an ultra-easy and delicious way to “plus up” a green beans side dish.

Why Try? The tarragon and walnut oil provide the dish with a marvelous flavor combination and add uncommon elegance.

Watch the video demonstration.

This dish is ideal for buffets or large gatherings—you don’t even have to worry about keeping it hot because it actually tastes best a room temperature.


  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup tarragon, chopped
  • 1 1/2 cups walnut pieces, toasted
  • 3 tablespoons walnut oil
  • Salt, to taste


  • 1 Bring four gallons of water to boil in a large stock pot.
  • 2 Add enough salt so that the water tastes like the ocean.
  • 3 Add green beans and cook until tender.
  • 4 Drain beans and toss in a large bowl with walnut oil, tarragon and 1 cup walnut pieces.
  • 5 Season with salt to taste.
  • 6 Place on a serving platter and top with remaining walnut pieces.
  • 7 Serve warm or at room temperature.


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