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Roasted green beans with almond slivers

October 31, 2016 | Katie Rankell, RD, CDE
green beans and almonds

This holiday season, ditch the high-calorie, high-fat green bean casserole and try this light, fresh and flavorful alternative.

Roasted Green Beans with Almond Slivers

Start to finish: 35 minutes

Servings: 8

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 pounds green beans, trimmed and rinsed
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper

Directions

Heat oven to 425 degrees F.

Place trimmed and rinsed beans in a bag and add olive oil, salt and pepper. Shake to coat evenly.

Pour beans onto a baking sheet and spread out. Bake in oven for 15 minutes. Sprinkle almonds on top and put back in oven for 5 minutes. Green beans and almonds should be light brown and toasted.

Nutritional Information

Per 2/3 cup serving:

  • 53 calories
  • 3 g fat (0 g saturated fat)
  • 0 mg cholesterol
  • 125 mg sodium
  • 3 g carbohydrates
  • 3 g dietary fiber
  • 129 mg potassium
  • 2 g protein

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