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Green Beans with Lemon & Toasted Almonds

Lighten up your summertime meal with these fresh and healthy greens beans, with the brightness of lemon and crunch of almonds.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time2 mins
Total Time17 mins
Course: Side Dishes
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Gluten Free
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 103kcal


The Dressing:


  • Cut the green beans into 2- to 3-inch pieces.
  • Bring a large saucepan of water to a boil. Prepare a large bowl of ice water.
  • Cook the green beans in the boil water until tender crisp, about 2 minutes (depending on the thickness of the beans). Drain the green beans and immediately plunge into the ice water to them from cooking further.
  • Transfer the green beans to a serving bowl, and toss with the almonds, basil, chives and dressing. Serve.

The Dressing:

  • In a small bowl, whisk together the lemon juice, olive oil, agave nectar, salt and pepper.


Weight Watchers Points: 3 (Points+), 2 (Old Points)


Serving: 0.66Cup | Calories: 103kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 231mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 690IU | Vitamin C: 13.8mg | Calcium: 47mg | Iron: 1.1mg