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green beans almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 1 minute
Total Time: 11 minutes
Servings: 8 people
Calories: 96
A quick and easy vegetable side dish that blends green beans with almonds. It's a favorite to share at both family dinners and holiday meals.
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Ingredients

  • 3 tablespoons butter or butter flavored coconut oil
  • 1 pound fresh cut green beans
  • ½ cup slivered almonds or sliced almonds
  • 3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice about half a lemon
  • salt and pepper to taste

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Add green beans and toss to coat. Cook for 4 to 5 minutes, stirring frequently. Transfer cooked green beans to a plate.
  • Add almonds and garlic to pan. Cook for a minute or two until fragrant.
  • Return green beans to pan and mix in with almonds. Season with salt and pepper.

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Notes

May be made up to two or three days ahead. To reheat, simply sauteé in a tablespoon or two of butter until hot. The prepared dish can also be microwaved for 2 to 3 minutes on high stirring once in the middle of cooking.

Nutrition

Serving: 0.75cup | Calories: 96 | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 11mg | Sodium: 41mg | Potassium: 172mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 522IU | Vitamin C: 8mg | Calcium: 42mg | Iron: 1mg

Additional Info

Net Carbs: 4 g | % Carbs: 16 % | % Protein: 12 % | % Fat: 72 % | SmartPoints: 4
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