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Green Beans Amandine

Yield 8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup fat-free margarine
  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 3 cups fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth
  • 3/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 89
  • caloriesfromfat 17 %
  • fat 1.7 g
  • satfat 0.2 g
  • monofat 1 g
  • polyfat 0.4 g
  • protein 4.9 g
  • carbohydrate 15.9 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • iron 1.9 mg
  • sodium 402 mg
  • calcium 72 mg

How to Make It

  1. Melt margarine in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans, and sauté 5 minutes. Add broth, pepper, and salt; bring to a boil. Cover, reduce heat, and simmer 15 minutes.

  2. Combine cornstarch and water; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Stir in juice. Sprinkle with almonds just before serving.