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Honey-Almond Green Beans

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 35 min
  • Servings 8

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

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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 Facts

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

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