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Green Beans Amandine Recipe
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Green Beans Amandine Recipe

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It's hard to improve on the taste Mother Nature gives to fresh green beans, but Mom has for years using this recipe. I have always thought the crunchy almonds were a super addition. -Brenda DuFresne, Midland, Michigan
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES:6 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 20 min.
MAKES: 6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh or frozen green beans, cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt, optional

Nutritional Facts

92 calories: 1/2 cup, 7g fat (0g saturated fat), 0mg cholesterol, 50mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (0g sugars, 0g fiber), 3g protein Diabetic Exchanges: 1 vegetable, 1 fat.

Directions

  1. Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain and set aside.
  2. In a large skillet, cook almonds in butter over low heat. Stir in lemon juice and seasoned salt if desired. Add beans and heat through. Yield: 6 servings.
Originally published as Green Beans Amandine in Taste of Home August/September 1998, p35


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Elvis2
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

"Awesome ,super easy great Xmas dish would make it again"

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KarenKeefe
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2014

"Super easy and delicious!"

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ditoshbo
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

"GREAT FLAVOR, EASY TO MAKE. WILL DO IT AGAIN."

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mtnmamaB&B
Reviewed Nov. 25, 2010

"substituted chicken broth for the water. Drained, added honey roasted almonds and a little lemon zest~"

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lahall64
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

"These are easy to make and so delicious - a definite keeper!"

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luckischmitz@yahoo.com
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

"Very good and super easy. A nice change of pace from plain green beans."

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