Garlic Green Beans Amandine

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Oxmoor House

Recipe Time

Prep: 4 Minutes
Cook: 9 Minutes

Nutritional Information

Calories 50
Caloriesfromfat 52 %
Fat 2.9 g
Satfat 0.3 g
Monofat 0.0 g
Polyfat 0.0 g
Protein 1.7 g
Carbohydrate 5.8 g
Fiber 2.1 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.0 mg
Sodium 188 mg
Calcium 0.0 mg


1 (9-ounce) package frozen French-style green beans
2 tablespoons sliced almonds
2 teaspoons reduced-calorie margarine, melted
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground pepper


Cook beans according to package directions. Drain well, and transfer to a bowl.

While beans cook, place a small heavy skillet over medium-high heat until hot. Add almonds, and cook, stirring constantly, 1 minute or until toasted. Set almonds aside.

Combine margarine and remaining 4 ingredients in a small bowl. Pour margarine mixture over beans, tossing gently to coat. Sprinkle with almonds.

Cooking Light Low-Fat, Low-Calorie Quick and Easy Cookbook,

Oxmoor House

January 1998
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