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Green Beans Amandine

Yield 8 servings


  • 2 pounds fresh green beans
  • 1 small ham hock
  • 1 cup water
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/3 cup minced onion
  • 3 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 132
  • fat 10.2 g
  • cholesterol 13 mg
  • sodium 490 mg

How to Make It

  1. Wash beans; trim stem ends. Cut beans into 1 1/2-inch pieces. Place in a Dutch oven; add ham hock and water. Bring to a boil; cover, reduce heat, and simmer 12 to 15 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain.

  2. Sauté almonds and onion in butter in Dutch oven until onion is tender. Add beans along with salt; toss lightly.