Green Beans Amandine


Classifications: Vegetables

Qty Measure Ingredient


1 pound fresh OR frozen green beans, cut in 2" pieces

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup slivered almonds

2 tablespoons butter OR margarine

1 teaspoon lemon juice

1/4 teaspoon seasoned salt, optional

Instructions: In a saucepan, bring beans and water to a boil; reduce heat to medium. Cover and cook for 10-15 minutes or until the beans are crisp-tender; drain and set aside. In a large skillet, cook almonds in butter over low heat. Stir in lemon juice and seasoned salt if desired. Add beans and heat though.



Background: Note: NUTRITIONAL ANALYSIS: One 1.2-cup serving (prepared with margarine and without seasoned salt) equals 92 calories, 50 mg sodium, 0 cholesterol, 7 gm carbohydrate, 3 gm protein, 7gm fat. DIABETIC EXCHANGES: 1-1/2 fat, 1 vegetable.

Serves: 6

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