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Green Beans Amandine Recipe

Green Beans Amandine Recipe

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. YIELD: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

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.

Nutritional Facts

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

Reviews for Green Beans Amandine

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Elvis2 User ID: 8181736 215828
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2014

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

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KarenKeefe User ID: 2062961 23868
Reviewed Sep. 21, 2014

"Super easy and delicious!"

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ditoshbo User ID: 3897086 23864
Reviewed Dec. 14, 2010

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

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mtnmamaB&B User ID: 5219581 29840
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 User ID: 3065033 202780
Reviewed Oct. 23, 2010

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

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luckischmitz@yahoo.com User ID: 3102613 29839
Reviewed Sep. 4, 2009

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

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