Green Beans with Pumpkin Seeds

Nice side dish with protein and fiber! Pepitas are pumpkin seeds.


  • c raw pepitas or pumpkin seed (if you buy them toasted, skip the toasting part)
  • 2 t olive oil
  • 1 lb bag of green beans, trimmed and steamed until tender
  • 2 t lime juice
  • t salt and black pepper, or to taste
  • chile powder to spice it up!


  1. Heat 1 teaspoon olive oil in a pan and toast the pepitas in it until golden. Set aside.
  2. In the same pan, add the remainder of the oil and sauté the green beans at low to medium heat for 7-10 minutes.
  3. Add pepitas and lime juice and transfer to a serving plate.
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