This is one of those dishes that tradition has snatched. Most everyone has a green bean dish on the menu for the holidays. The almonds are a nice detour from the usual ingredients.
- 2 pounds fresh green beans, washed and trimmed
- 2 slices bacon
- ¼ cup sliced almonds
- 1 Remove both ends of beans, break in half, and wash thoroughly.
- 2 Place in a large pot and add water 3 to 4 inches from the top. Add bacon and cook until tender.
- 3 Remove bacon from cooking water and discard. Remove beans and place in a large bowl, add almonds and toss. Serve Hot.
- Calories 97.1
- Carbohydrate 9.9 g
- Cholesterol 5.4 mg
- Fat 5.5 g
- Fiber 4.8 g
- Protein 4 g
- Saturated Fat 1.4 g
- Sodium 74.4 mg
- Sugar 1.9 g
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