Green Beans Almandine


Makes 2 servings


2 tablespoons sliced almonds
1/2 pound green beans, trimmed
1 teaspoon butter
1/2 teaspoon olive oil
1/8 teaspoon salt
Pinch freshly ground black pepper


  1. Toast almonds in large skillet over medium heat until lightly colored and fragrant, about 7 minutes, stirring occasionally.
  2. Bring to a boil enough salted water to cover green beans. Add beans, and cook 4 to 6 minutes until crisp-tender. Drain well.
  3. Melt butter in olive oil in skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans and heat through, about 1 minute. Add toasted almonds, salt and pepper, stirring to combine. Serve hot.

Nutritional Information

Calories 105
Calories from Fat 57 %
Total Fat 7 g
Saturated Fat 2 g
Cholesterol 5 mg
Carbohydrate 9 g
Fiber 4 g
Protein 4 g
Sodium 165 mg

Dietary Exchange

Vegetable 1
Fat 1.5

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