Honey-Almond Green Beans

A touch of sweetness is all it takes to make these green beans a little less ordinary.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 35 min
  • Servings 8

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1
tablespoon honey
2
pounds green beans
2
tablespoons sliced almonds, if desired

  • 1 Mix butter and honey; set aside.
  • 2 Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in 4-quart Dutch oven. Add green beans. Heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil uncovered 5 minutes. Cover and boil 5 to 10 minutes longer or until crisp-tender; drain.
  • 3 Toss beans and honey mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.

Expert Tips

If fresh green beans seem more work than you’ve time for, you can use two 16-ounce bags of frozen cut green beans or French-style green beans. Cook as directed on the bag, then toss with the butter-honey mixture and sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
50
(
Calories from Fat
25 ),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3 g
3 %
(Saturated Fat
2 g,
2 %
),
Cholesterol
5 mg
5 %;
Sodium
30 mg
30 %;
Total Carbohydrate
8 g
8 %
(Dietary Fiber
3 g
3 %
),
Protein
1 g
1 %
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
14%;
Vitamin C
2%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
4%;
Exchanges:
1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.