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Move over plain green beans for a side serving of Olive-Almond Green Beans. The kalamata olives give these beans its saltiness, toasted almonds a bit of crunch, and a touch of citrus thanks to lemon rind.

Robin Bashinsky
Recipe by Cooking Light January 2013

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Randy Mayor; Styling: Lindsey Lower

Recipe Summary

Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Cook green beans in ­boiling water in a large saucepan 3 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain well. Heat a large skillet over medium heat. Add olive oil to pan; swirl to coat. Add green beans, ­almonds, olives, lemon rind, and salt. Cook bean mixture 2 minutes, tossing well.

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Nutrition Facts

129 calories; fat 9.2g; saturated fat 1.1g; sodium 254mg.
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