Don't miss another issue…      Subscribe

Green Beans Almondine

 
Cfd5886e85f933836b5b 550
264

An easy classic that's even easier using a microwave oven.

Yield

6

servings

Prep

5

min

Cook

15

min

Ready

20

min

Low Cholesterol, Trans-fat Free, High Fiber
 

Ingredients

907.2 g green beans
fresh
118 ml water
45 ml butter
or margarine
5 ml salt
1.3 ml black pepper
*
1.3 ml nutmeg
optional
*
79 ml almonds
slivered, or sliced, or chopped, toasted
59 ml cranberries, dried
optional
*

Directions

Wash beans and cut off ends.

Place in a deep, 2-quart heat-resistant, non-metallic casserole with water.

Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 10 to 12 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.

Drain beans.

Add butter, almonds, salt, black pepper and nutmeg to drained green beans.

Stir to combine.

Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until butter has melted and beans are tender.

Stove-top method:

Steam green beans in a steamer for about 5 minutes.

Right away transfer into ice water to stop green beans from cooking.

Heat butter in large nonstick skillet over medium high heat until butter is melted.

Cook green beans until they are tender but still crisp, about 2 minutes.

Season with salt and black pepper to taste.

Transfer to serving plate. Sprinkle with almonds and cranberries if using.

Serve.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Add review

 

 

Comments

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 184g (6.5 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 12760% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 8g 13%
Saturated Fat 4g 19%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 15mg 5%
Sodium 443mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 4%
Dietary Fiber 6g 23%
Sugars g
Protein 8g
Vitamin A 24% Vitamin C 41%
Calcium 7% Iron 10%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

The Healthy Recipe

Health and nutrition news that’s easy to digest…
Large variety of dried beans in burlap containers

Dried Beans - A Low-Cost and Healthy Addition to Your Diet

Preparing beans from scratch is one of the least expensive ways to stay full and healthy. Dr Maoshing Ni, in his article “The Healthy Benefits of Beans and Legumes,” states that...

More breaking news

 

Add Photo

Up to 1MB in size, .jpg format

 

Founded in 1996.

© 2019 Sean Wenzel & Infinite Networks Inc. All rights reserved.
171A Rink Street, Suite 148, Peterborough, ON, CA K9J 2J6 +1.888.959.4335

 

Live Feed