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Thyme-Scented Green Beans with Smoked Almonds

Yield 4 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon light butter
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme*
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 tablespoon chopped smoked almonds*

Nutrition Information

  • calories 76
  • caloriesfromfat 44 %
  • fat 3.7 g
  • satfat 2 g
  • monofat 0.5 g
  • polyfat 1 g
  • protein 3.1 g
  • carbohydrate 10 g
  • fiber 3 g
  • cholesterol 5 mg
  • iron 3.5 mg
  • sodium 196 mg
  • calcium 80 mg

How to Make It

  1. Arrange green beans in a steamer basket over boiling water. Cover and steam 6 minutes or until crisp-tender.

  2. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in green beans, thyme, salt, and pepper; cook until thoroughly heated. Sprinkle beans with almonds.

  3. * 1 to 2 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme may be substituted for the dried thyme. 1 tablespoon chopped toasted almonds may be substituted for the smoked almonds.

  4. Note: Smoked almonds may be found in the snack section of the supermarket.