Friday, June 8, 2007

Green Beans Amandine

This is enough for 3 servings.

1/2 pound green beans

2 tbsp. slivered almonds
1 tbsp. Earth Balance spread or butter
1 tsp. lemon juice

1. Cut fresh green beans into thin pieces length
wise. Cook the fresh green beans, covered in a small amount of boiling water for 10-15 minutes or until tender. You can also use a bag of frozen green beans - just cook them according to package directions. Drain the cooked beans and keep them warm.

2. Cook and stir almonds in the melted butter or margarine over medium heat until golden. Remove from heat and stir in lemon juice. Add beans back into pan with the almonds and stir well.

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