Tested till perfect Green Beans Amandine
Green Beans Amandine
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Green Beans Amandine

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By The Canadian Living Test Kitchen

Source: Canadian Living Magazine: May 2010

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  • Prep time 10 minutes
  • Cook time 15 minutes
  • Portion size 4 to 6


  • 2/3 cup 2/3cupsliced almonds, crushed
  • 2 tbsp 2tbspbutter
  • 1/4 tsp 1/4tspsalt
  • 1 lb 1lbgreen beangreen beans, trimmed
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In skillet, toast almonds over medium-high heat just until golden, about 4 minutes. Remove and set aside.

Add 3/4 cup (175 mL) water, butter and salt to skillet; bring to boil. Add beans; reduce heat, cover and simmer until bright green, about 3 minutes.

Uncover and simmer, turning beans often, until tender and no liquid remains, about 8 minutes. Toss with almonds.

Nutritional Information Per each of 6 servings: about

cal 116 pro 4g total fat 9g sat. fat 3g
carb 7g fibre 3g chol 10mg sodium 126mg
potassium 161mg

% RDI:

calcium 5 iron 6 vit A 8 vit C 10
folate 10
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