Green Beans with Almonds


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.

6 to 8 servings


  • 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

97 Calories
6g Fat
10g Carbs
4g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 7
Calories 97
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 1g 7%
Cholesterol 5mg 2%
Sodium 74mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 5g 17%
Total Sugars 2g
Protein 4g
Vitamin C 21mg 106%
Calcium 58mg 4%
Iron 1mg 8%
Potassium 308mg 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.