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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 14
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 77.7
  • Total Fat: 4.1 g
  • Cholesterol: 6.4 mg
  • Sodium: 81.2 mg
  • Total Carbs: 6.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 2.3 g
  • Protein: 2.7 g

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Green Bean Almond Saute' with Sherry Wine (WLS friendly)

Submitted by: KATHYP63

Introduction

WLS Friendly.
This recipe uses fresh geen (snap) beans, sauteed al dente' with wonderful smokey nutty flavors. A great alternative to the traditional and heavy green bean caseroles you find during the holidays.
WLS Friendly.
This recipe uses fresh geen (snap) beans, sauteed al dente' with wonderful smokey nutty flavors. A great alternative to the traditional and heavy green bean caseroles you find during the holidays.

Number of Servings: 14

Ingredients

    1 tbsp. Extra Light Olive Oil
    1 cup onions, sliced
    1/2 cup slivered almonds
    6 slices Turkey Bacon
    6 cups fresh green (snap) beans
    1/4 cup Dry Sherry Wine

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Directions

Toast the almonds in a dry pan over medium heat until oils are released and they just begin to turn light brown. Remove from pan and set aside.
Add olive oil to pan over medium heat. Add onions and sautee/carmalize until translucent.
Slice Turkey Bacon into 1/2 inch slices, add to onions. Stir occasionally just until bacon begins to brown.
**Add Green Beans and mix gently until they are heated through.
Add Dry Sherry Wine, stir to mix. Cover pan and let the Sherry steam the green beans until just al dente'. You want a bit of crunch.

*If your beans are bitter to taste, then you can blanche them first by adding them to a pot of boiling water, stir for 2 mintues them immediatley remove and add to an ice bath to stop the blanching process. Drain well before adding to bacon, onion, almond mixture.

Serving size: 1/2 cup
Servings per recipe: approximately 14
77 calories per serving; 4.1 g. fat; 6.1 g. carbs; 2.7 g. protein

Number of Servings: 14

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KATHYP63.






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