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Green Beans With Pimientos

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Green beans with pimientos is a peppy and spicy beans recipe. Cooked with garlic and lemon juice for flavor, the green beans is tossed with sliced almonds to serve.
  Green beans 1 Pound, trimmed
  Unsalted margarine 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), minced
  Pimientos 4 Ounce, drained and chopped (1 Jar)
  Black pepper 1⁄8 Teaspoon
  Lemon juice 2 Teaspoon
  Toasted sliced almonds 1 Tablespoon

In a large saucepan, bring an inch of unsalted water to a boil; add the green beans and cook, covered, until just tender about 6 to 7 minutes.
Drain in a colander, rinse under cold running water, and drain again.
Set aside.
In a 10 inch nonstick skillet, melt the margarine over moderate heat; add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute.
Add the beans and pimientos and cook, stirring often, until heated through about 3 to 4 minutes.
Stir in the pepper and lemon juice and sprinkle with the almonds.

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Side Dish

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 341 Calories from Fat 134

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 15 g22.7%

Saturated Fat 1.7 g8.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 50.5 mg2.1%

Total Carbohydrates 44 g14.8%

Dietary Fiber 20.1 g80.2%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 13 g26.6%

Vitamin A 65.7% Vitamin C 170.9%

Calcium 5.2% Iron 15%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Green Beans With Pimientos Recipe