Green Beans Amandine



8 servings (serving size: 1 cup)

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Nutritional 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


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


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.

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.