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Green Beans Almondine

Course Appetizer


  • 2 lb Fresh green beans
  • 1/2 c Water
  • 3 T Butter or margarine
  • 1/3 c Slivered, blanched almonds
  • 1 t Salt
  • 1/4 t Pepper
  • 1/4 t Ground nutmeg (optional)


  • Wash beans and cut off ends. Place in a deep, 2-quart heat- resistant, non-metallic casserole with water
  • Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 10 to 12 minutes or until until beans are crisp-tender. Drain beans. 
  • Add remaining ingredients to drained green beans.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until butter has melted and beans are tender.