Green Beans with Garlic Vinaigrette

Toast the almonds at 350 degrees F. for 5 to 10 minutes.

12 servings


  • 1/2 teaspoon grated lemon rind
  • 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 2 garlic cloves, minced


  • 2 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds, toasted
  • 1 tablespoon fresh thyme leaves

Preparation: To prepare vinaigrette, combine first 7 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring with a whisk.

To prepare beans, cook beans in a large pot of boiling water 4 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well, place beans in a large bowl. Add lemon mixture, toss well to coat. Sprinkle with almonds and thyme.

Serv. Size: 1 cup

Amount Per Serving

Cals: 54 From Fat: 38%

Total Fat: 2.3g

Cholesterol: 0mg

Sodium: 113mg

Total Carb: 7.7g

Dietary Fiber: 3.6g

Sugars: na

Protein: 2.4g