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Garlic Green Beans Amandine

Prep time 4 mins
Cook time 9 mins
Yield 4 servings.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

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

  2. 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.

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

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