Steam Sauteed Green Beans With Almonds And Parsley Recipe

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Servings: 4


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  • 1/4 c. slivered almonds
  • 1 lb green beans stem ends trimmed
  • 1/3 c. water
  • 4 tsp butter divided
  • 1/2 tsp salt - (scant)
  • 1/4 tsp finely-grated lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp. minced fresh flat-leaf parsley
  •     Freshly-grnd black pepper to taste


  1. Heat an 8- to 9-inch pot over medium-low heat. When it is warm, add in almonds and toast, stirring frequently, till they are golden and fragrant, 2 to 3 min. Remove almonds from skillet and set aside.
  2. In the same pot add in green beans, 1/3 c. water, 2 tsp. of the butter, and salt, and cover. Increase heat to medium-high, cover and cook till steam escapes around lid. Set timer for 5 min and continue to steam till beans are brightly colored and just tender. Remove lid and continue to cook till water evaporates and beans start to saute/fry, 1 to 2 min longer.
  3. Turn off heat, and stir in toasted almonds, lemon zest, parsley, remaining 2 tsp. butter, and pepper, to taste. Serve immediately.
  4. This recipe yields 4 servings.
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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 29g
Recipe makes 4 servings
Calories 50  
Calories from Fat 45 90%
Total Fat 5.19g 6%
Saturated Fat 2.53g 10%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 10mg 3%
Sodium 320mg 13%
Potassium 30mg 1%
Total Carbs 0.72g 0%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 1%
Sugars 0.13g 0%
Protein 0.67g 1%


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