Green Beans with Almonds
Total TimePrep/Total Time: 30 min.
- 1 package (16 ounces) frozen French-style green beans
- 1/2 cup slivered almonds
- 1/4 cup butter, cubed
- 2 teaspoons lemon juice
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- Place beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil. Cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.
- Meanwhile, in a small skillet over low heat, toast almonds in butter. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and salt. Drain beans. Add almond mixture and toss to coat.
Nutrition Facts3/4 cup: 107 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 134mg sodium, 5g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 2g fiber), 2g protein.
Aug 26, 2011
The lemon juice and almonds give it a fancy taste and feel...my husbands loves beans this way
Aug 17, 2011
Excellent! I don't boil veggies anymore however. Steam or micro them instead.
Jan 23, 2009
I made these beans for a dinner party and got rave reviews....the almonds were so tasty! :)