Thyme-Scented Green Beans with Smoked Almonds

Southern Living
4 servings


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1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
1 tablespoon light butter
1 teaspoon dried thyme*
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1 tablespoon chopped smoked almonds*


Arrange green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in green beans, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle beans with almonds.

* 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme may be substituted for the dried thyme. 1 tablespoon chopped toasted almonds may be substituted for the smoked almonds.

Note: Smoked almonds may be found in the snack section of the supermarket.

Created date

December 2001

Nutritional Information

Calories 76
Caloriesfromfat 44 %
Fat 3.7 g
Satfat 2 g
Monofat 0.5 g
Polyfat 1 g
Protein 3.1 g
Carbohydrate 10 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Iron 3.5 mg
Sodium 196 mg
Calcium 80 mg