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Photo: Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Almond Green Beans

This simple side dish of Almond Green Beans comes together easily and quickly. Toasted almonds add extra flavor and crunch to this fresh side.

This recipe goes with Seared Steaks with Red Wine-Cherry Sauce

Cooking Light JULY 2013

  • Yield: Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)

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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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 93
  • Fat: 6.4g
  • Saturated fat: 2.1g
  • Sodium: 178mg
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