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A Quick and Easy Green Bean Dish

Fresh green beans are a quick and easy side dish. We love this recipe that also has almonds, which is the other April Foods of the Month! Serve this with your favorite lean meat for a healthy dinner.

Green Beans with Almonds


1 (16 oz.) package of frozen French-style green beans

1/2 cup slivered almonds1 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil

2 tbsp. fresh flat-leaf parsley, chopped (optional)

Salt and pepper, to taste

green bean sides


  1. Cook the green beans in a large pot of boiling water for about 5 minutes, until tender.
  2. Drain the beans and let cool.
  3. Meanwhile, add extra virgin olive oil to a skillet and toast the almonds over medium heat, until golden brown (about 3 minutes).
  4. Toss green beans in the olive oil/almond mixture, add parsley and top with salt and pepper.
  5. Serve immediately.

Makes 6 servings

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