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This simple side dish of Almond Green Beans comes together easily and quickly. Toasted almonds add extra flavor and crunch to this fresh side.

Bruce Weinstein and Mark Scarbrough
Recipe by Cooking Light July 2013

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Randy Mayor; Stylist: Cindy Barr

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add almonds; cook 2 minutes or until lightly browned, stirring constantly. Remove from pan with a slotted spoon. Add garlic to pan; cook 30 seconds, stirring constantly. Add green beans, water, salt, and pepper. Cover and cook 4 minutes or until beans are tender and liquid evaporates. Sprinkle with almonds.

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Chef's Notes

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Nutrition Facts

93 calories; fat 6.4g; saturated fat 2.1g; sodium 178mg.
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