Green Beans Amandine

Southern Living
8 servings


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2 pounds fresh green beans
1 small ham hock
1 cup water
2/3 cup slivered almonds
1/3 cup minced onion
3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted


Wash beans; trim stem ends. Cut beans into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a Dutch oven; add ham hock and water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.

Sauté almonds and onion in butter in Dutch oven until onion is tender. Add beans along with salt; toss lightly.

Created date

November 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 132
Fat 10.2 g
Cholesterol 13 mg
Sodium 490 mg