Green Beans With Almonds & Hint Of Orange

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"There's never a holiday or a fancy dinner that goes by that I don't make these beans and I always double or triple the recipe"

Original recipe yields 4 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (130.1 g)
  • Calories 97.7
  • Total Fat - 6.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 3.8 g
  • Cholesterol - 21 mg
  • Sodium - 147.1 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 8.4 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 3.2 g
  • Sugars - 3.7 g
  • Protein - 3.8 g
  • Calcium - 45.7 mg
  • Iron - 1.3 mg
  • Vitamin C - 15.2 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan, add 1 inch of water and bring to a boil. Put green beans in the basket and steam until tender, about 6 minutes.

Step 2

Toss the green beans in a large bowl with butter orange zest, salt, pepper and almonds.

Step 3

To toast sliced almonds, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned, 2 to 4 minutes.

Tips & Variations

No special items needed.



These were a great choice to make with my baked chicken and potatoes. Simple yet elegant and pairs well with just about any entree of meat or fish. I am trying to make different kinds of veggies so we enjoy them more! These are delicious and there were none left when I went to clean off the table.

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(30 Sep 2013)

Bergy (RIP" Forever in our Kitchen)

So easy and so good!. Perks up the flavour of the beans without taking away from the natural flavour. This will be a favorite recipe.13 Aug 15 Made again enjoyed just as much. Our beans have just started in the garden so this is a welcome recipe

(23 Sep 2013)