Low FODMAP Lemon Green Beans with Pine Nuts

Low FODMAP Lemon Green Beans with Pine Nuts

  • Author: Em Schwartz, MS, RDN
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 5 mins
  • Total Time: 15 minutes
  • Yield: 8 1x


Fresh and crunchy, these Low FODMAP Lemon Green Beans with Pine Nuts are vegan, paleo-friendly, and easy-to-make!



  • ¼ cup pine nuts
  • 1 ¼ lb. green beans, washed and trimmed
  • 2 Tbspgarlic-infused olive oil
  • 1 tsp. lemon zest
  • ½ lemon, juice of
  • Salt & pepper, to taste


  1. Place pine nuts in a dry skillet (no oil!). Cook over medium-low heat, stirring frequently until nuts start to turn golden brown, about 3-5 minutes. Remove from heat and set aside.
  2. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. In a small bowl, whisk together olive oil, lemon zest, lemon juice, salt, and pepper. Set aside.
  3. Once the pot of water is boiling, add green beans and cook for 2-4 minutes until just tender-crisp. Drain green beans under cool, running water to prevent further cooking. Shake dry before transferring to a large bowl. Toss with dressing and top with toasted pine nuts. Enjoy!


Pine Nuts: A low FODMAP serving is 1 Tbsp. or 14 grams.

Green Beans: A low FODMAP serving size is 15 beans or 75 grams.

  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove
  • Cuisine: American

Keywords: green beans, low FODMAP recipe, paleo, vegetarian, plant-based