Garlic-Almond Green Beans Recipe
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Garlic-Almond Green Beans Recipe

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Garlic-Almond Green Beans is her family’s favorite way to eat this popular vegetable, writes Genny Monchamp from Redding, California. “The beans stay so bright and crisp. To speed things up even more, you could use frozen green beans instead of fresh.”
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:4 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 4 servings


  • 1 pound fresh green beans
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • Pepper to taste

Nutritional Facts

1 cup: 102 calories, 7g fat (1g saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 6mg sodium, 9g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein. Diabetic Exchanges: 2 vegetable, 1 fat.


  1. Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook garlic in oil for 1 minute. Drain beans. Add the beans, almonds and pepper to skillet; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic-Almond Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p19

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katlaydee3 User ID: 3741999 130448
Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013

"Excellent side dish! I served this with the Shrimp Scampi and angel hair pasta from the same issue."

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