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Green Beans with Toasted Almond Gremolata

 
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Quick, easy and tasty. Fresh lemon zest and juice add lots of refreshness, a few garlic cloves give the fragrance, and the toasted almonds bring some nutty taste and another layer of the crunch texture. Serve it with any main course.

Yield

4

servings

Prep

8

min

Cook

7

min

Ready

18

min

Low Fat, Low in Saturated Fat, Low Cholesterol, Cholesterol-Free, Trans-fat Free, Good source of fiber, Low Carb
 

Ingredients

1 pound green beans
trimmed
2 tablespoons parsley leaves
freshly chopped flat-leaf
1 tablespoon almonds
sliced, toasted
¼ teaspoon lemon
rind, grated
1 ½ teaspoons lemon juice
fresh
1 teaspoon olive oil
¼ teaspoon salt
teaspoon black pepper
freshly ground
*
1 clove garlic
minced

Directions

Steam beans, covered, 7 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Drain and return to pan.

Add parsley and remaining ingredients; toss gently to combine.

Serve immediately.

 

* not incl. in nutrient facts

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 121g (4.3 oz)
Amount per Serving
Calories 5533% of calories from fat
 % Daily Value *
Total Fat 2g 3%
Saturated Fat 0g 1%
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 155mg 6%
Total Carbohydrate 3g 3%
Dietary Fiber 4g 17%
Sugars g
Protein 5g
Vitamin A 18% Vitamin C 36%
Calcium 5% Iron 8%
* based on a 2,000 calorie diet How is this calculated?

 

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