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Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Garlic Green and Wax Beans with Toasted Almonds

course side dishes
Prep. Time 10 mins
Cooking Time 10 mins
Yields 8 servings

1 lb (500 g) green and wax beans
3 tbsp (42.6) butter
3 garlic cloves, crushed
2 tomatoes, trimmed and diced
1 tbsp (15 ml) liquid honey
Juice of 1/2 lime
1/2 cup (75 g) toasted almonds


Preheat oven at broil at 500 °F (260 °C).

Toast almonds under oven broiler for at least 1 minute until golden.

In saucepan of boiling water, cook beans for a 5, 6 minutes until tender-crisp. Drain and set aside.

In large saucepan, sauté garlic and tomatoes in butter for 2 minutes. Stir in beans, honey and lime juice. Season to taste with salt and pepper. Turn heat off, cover and let stand for 4 minutes.

Serve immediately and top with toasted almonds

Per serving

Energy: 133 Calories
Protein: 3.5 g
Carbohydrate: 12 g
Fat: 9 g
Calcium: 5 % / 53 mg

January 23rd, 2012
I loved this recipe. Unlike the last post, I loved the garlic and tomatoes. It gives a nice taste and the color is amazing. Since trying this recipe for the first time a month ago, I have made the beans 4 more times!

Love it

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