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Green Beans Almondine

green beans with butter and diced almonds in a white bowl

Bursting with lemon and garlic!

Bursting with lemon and garlic!

Yield 4 servings
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 7 minutes
Total Time 12 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 tablespoons slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 clove minced garlic
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon cracked pepper

Instructions

  1. Add the green beans to a deep skillet or sauce pan over medium heat. Add just enough water to almost cover the green beans.
  2. Bring to a boil and cook for 4-5 minutes, depending on how tender you like your green beans.
  3. Drain water and place green beans in serving dish. Return pan to the stove.
  4. Add the butter to the pan and melt over medium heat.
  5. Stir in the garlic and almonds and cook for 1-2 minutes until fragrant.
  6. Turn off the heat and stir in the lemon juice.
  7. Pour the almond mixture over the green beans and season with salt and pepper. Toss to coat green beans.
  8. Serve hot.

Nutrition Information:

Yield: 4 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 108Total Fat: 8gSaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 15mgSodium: 319mgCarbohydrates: 10gNet Carbohydrates: 6gFiber: 4gSugar: 4gProtein: 3g

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