Green Beans with Pecans and Date Syrup (Pareve)

(from staceydan’s recipe box)

Prep time: 10 minutes
Cook time: 6 minutes
Serves 4 people

Categories: Thanksgiving


  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 2 large cloves garlic, peeled and finely chopped
  • 1/4 cup chopped toasted pecans (unsalted)
  • 2 tablespoons date syrup (aka silan or date honey), plus extra for drizzling
  • Coarse salt and freshly cracked black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil.

  2. Add the green beans and cook until bright green and crisp-tender, about 3 to 4 minutes.

  3. Drain and set aside.

  4. In a chef’s pan or large skillet, warm the olive oil over medium-high heat.

  5. Add the garlic and sauté until fragrant, about 30 to 60 seconds.

  6. Add the green beans and pecans and sauté to coat with the oil.

  7. Drizzle with the date syrup, toss together quickly, and remove from the heat.

  8. Transfer to a serving platter or bowl.

  9. Drizzle with additional date syrup if desired.

  10. Serve warm or at room temperature. Enjoy!

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