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Green Beans with Sliced Almonds

Green Beans with Sliced Almonds
 
Green Beans with Sliced Almonds
This healthy recipe comes from NDSU Extension Service.

Ingredients

3 slices of low-sodium bacon

1 Tbsp. olive oil

½ Tbsp. garlic, minced

½ Tbsp. dried rosemary or 3 to 4 fresh stems

2 c. green beans (fresh or frozen)

2 Tbsp. sliced almonds

Directions

Cook bacon in skillet on medium-high heat until crisp. Remove bacon and dab with paper towel to remove excess grease. Crumble.

Drain bacon grease into a heat-safe container (for example, an empty can) and discard.

In the same skillet, add olive oil and garlic; sauté for two to three minutes.

Add rosemary and green beans to the skillet. Cover and cook, stirring occasionally, for eight to 10 minutes or until beans are soft.

Add almonds and bacon to beans. Stir.

Cover and back at 325 F for eight to 10 minutes.

Makes four servings. Each ½ c. serving has 110 calories, 8 g fat, 4 g protein, 5 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber and 70 mg sodium.

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