Honey-Almond Green Bean
A touch of sweetness is all it takes to make these green
beans a little less ordinary.
Prep: 15 min - Cook: 20 min
2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened
1 tablespoon honey
2 pounds green beans
2 tablespoons sliced almonds, if desired
1. Mix butter and honey; set aside.
2. Heat 1 inch water (salted if desired) to boiling in
4-quart Dutch oven. Add green beans. Heat to boiling;
reduce heat. Boil uncovered 5 minutes. Cover and boil 5
to 10 minutes longer or until crisp-tender; drain.
3. Toss beans and honey mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.
Makes 8 servings
Nutritional Info Per 1 Serving:
Calories 50 (Calories from Fat 25); Fat 3g (Saturated 2g);
Cholesterol 5mg; Sodium 30mg; Potassium 120mg;
Carbohydrate 8g (Dietary Fiber 3g); Protein 1g
Diet Exchanges: 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fat
Time-Saver: If fresh green beans seem more work than you’ve
time for, you can use two 16-ounce bags of frozen cut green
beans or French-style green beans. Cook as directed on the
bag, then toss with the butter-honey mixture and sprinkle
This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.