Green Beans with Hazelnuts and Lemon
1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
2 tablespoons olive oil
1 1/2 teaspoons lemon zest
1/3 cup chopped toasted hazelnuts
salt and pepper to taste
In a large pot of salted boiling water, cook beans 3 to 8 minutes or until tender. Drain and place in a large bowl.Add olive oil, lemon zest, hazelnuts, salt and pepper. Beans may be made 1 day ahead, chilled and covered. Reheat beans, preferably in a microwave.