Green Beans Amandine

Green beans drizzled with lemon juice and topped with almonds are a quick-to-fix side dish.

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  • Makes: 3 servings
  • Serving Size: 1/2 cup
  • Start to Finish: 30 mins
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Green Beans Amandine
Ingredients
8
ounces fresh green beans or one 9-ounce package frozen cut or French-cut green beans
2
tablespoons slivered almonds
1
tablespoon butter or margarine
1
teaspoon lemon juice
Directions
  1. Cut fresh beans into 1-inch pieces (or, slice lengthwise for French-cut beans). Cook fresh green beans, covered, in a small amount of boiling salted water for 10 to 15 minutes (5 to 10 minutes for French-cut beans) or until crisp-tender. (Or, cook frozen beans according to package directions.) Drain; keep warm.
  2. Meanwhile, in a small saucepan cook and stir almonds in melted butter over medium heat until golden. Remove from heat; stir in lemon juice. Stir almond mixture into beans.
  3. Makes 3 servings.
Nutrition Facts (Green Beans Amandine)
    Per serving:
  • 89 kcal cal.,
  • 7 g fat
  • (3 g sat. fat,
  • 1 g polyunsaturated fat,
  • 3 g monounsatured fat),
  • 11 mg chol.,
  • 45 mg sodium,
  • 6 g carb.,
  • 3 g fiber,
  • 2 g sugar,
  • 2 g pro.
  • Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet
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