Almond Garlic Green Beans

by Vicky
4 servings
15 min

Today I present to you a simple, humble side dish that will be well received from so many people! It’s gluten free, vegan, low carb, healthy, and delicious! What more could you ask for?

This side dish is perfect for any of the big holidays such as: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter. But it’s also perfect for a weeknight side also! It feels fancy without all the fuss! It’s like green beans got a make over and are all grown up with a few additions!

Sometimes the most least thought of food is the side dish! Well I'm here to help you out today! This dish is wonderful for so many reasons!

Recipe details
  • 4  servings
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes Cook time: 10 Minutes Total time: 15 min
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  • 1 (12 oz) pkg frozen Green Beans
  • 3 Tbls Octonuts Almond Oil
  • 1 Tbls minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh cracked black pepper

Place green beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil.
Cook; uncovered for 7-8 minutes or until beans are tender. Drain water; set aside.
In a large skillet, heat Octonuts Almond Oil over low heat, cook minced garlic for 1 minute; do not burn.
Add sliced almonds and saute for 2 additional minutes.
Add green beans, salt and pepper, toss to combine.
  • Substitutions: If using fresh Green Beans, wash and trim the ends; cook in boiling water for around 3 minutes. Proceed with steps 3-5 of the recipe.
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