Almond Green Beans

Almond Green Beans Recipe
Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr
This simple side dish of Almond Green Beans comes together easily and quickly. Toasted almonds add extra flavor and crunch to this fresh side.

Yield:

Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 93
Fat 6.4 g
Satfat 2.1 g
Sodium 178 mg

Ingredients

1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup slivered almonds
2 teaspoons minced fresh garlic
12 ounces trimmed green beans
3 tablespoons water
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Preparation

Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add almonds; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add green beans, water, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook 4 minutes or until beans are tender and liquid evaporates. Sprinkle with almonds.

Note:

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Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough,

Cooking Light

July 2013
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