Green Beans Almondine

Looking for an easy side dish to serve with your Lean? These green beans are delicious and require only a few ingredients!

Green Beans Almondine

1 1/2 cups fresh green beans, washed and trimmed (3 Greens)
1/4 tsp garlic salt (1 Condiment)
dash of fresh ground black pepper, if desired
1 tsp sesame oil (1 Healthy Fat)
1 tsp lemon juice (1/2 Condiment)
1/2 oz sliced almonds (1 Optional Snack)

Place green beans in a medium sized skillet. Add enough water to just cover green beans. Bring to a boil and boil for 3 to 4 minutes. Drain and place green beans in an ice bath to stop the cooking process.

Heat oven to 400°F. Place almonds in a single layer on a baking sheet and toast about 5 minutes or until fragrant and lightly golden, careful not to burn. Remove from oven.

Add drained green beans back to skillet and heat over low heat. Add salt, pepper, sesame oil, and lemon juice tossing to coat. Stir in almonds and heat for a few min or until warmed thoroughly.

1 Serving with
3 Greens, 1.5 Condiments, 1 Healthy Fat and 1 Optional Snack per Serving

Serve with a Leaner (no additional Healthy Fat required) or Leanest Lean (1 additional Healthy Fat required)

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