Categories: Recipes
      Date: Jun 19, 2015
     Title: Green Beans Amandine

Serves 6

Serving size: ½ cup

 

Ingredients:

1 pound fresh or frozen French-style green beans, trimmed

1 tablespoon extra-virgin olive oil

¼ cup sliced almonds

1 teaspoon chopped garlic (about 1 clove)

1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice

¼ teaspoon salt

 

Directions:

  1. Bring 3 quarts water to a boil in a large sauce-pot.  Add the green beans to the water and cook until bright green and tender, 3-4 minutes.
  2. Remove to a bowl of ice water, then drain.
  3. Heat the olive oil in a skillet over medium heat about 1 minute. Add the sliced almonds and cook until lightly toasted, about 4 minutes.
  4. Add the chopped garlic and cook until light golden brown, 1 minute. Stir in the lemon juice.
  5. Add the green beans to the skillet and toss until coated. Season with salt. Toss until green beans are heated through.

 

Nutrition information for 1 serving:

kcals Pro (g) CHO (g) Fat (g) Ca (mg) Sodium (mg) Iron (mg) VitD (µg) Folate (µg)
69 2 5 5.5 35 104 0.5 0 17