Green Beans with Almonds
pounds haricot verts or thin green beans, trimmed if desired
cup whole almonds, coarsely chopped
tablespoon olive oil
cloves garlic, minced
cup coarsely snipped fresh parsley
tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel
teaspoon ground black pepper
Finely shredded lemon peel (optional)
- In a Dutch oven cook green beans in boiling, lightly salted water about 8 minutes or just until tender; drain. Return beans to Dutch oven.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook almonds in hot oil over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute.
- Add almond mixture, parsley, 1 tablespoon lemon peel, salt, and pepper to green beans; toss gently to coat. Transfer bean mixture to a serving dish. If desired, sprinkle with additional lemon peel.
Nutrition Facts(Green Beans with Almonds)
- Per serving:
- 77 kcal cal.,
- 5 g fat
- (0 g sat. fat,
- 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
- 3 g monounsatured fat),
- 0 mg chol.,
- 80 mg sodium,
- 8 g carb.,
- 4 g fiber,
- 1 g sugar,
- 3 g pro.
- Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet