Orange & Toasted Almonds Green Beans - 3 Guiding Stars
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Orange zest adds a zing to the enticing, nutty aroma of toasted almonds that add crunch and an attractive garnish to fresh green beans for a side that’s sure to become a family favorite.

Tip: To toast sliced almonds, place in a small dry skillet and cook over medium-low heat, stirring constantly, until fragrant and lightly browned (2-4 minutes).


  • 1 lb. green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tsp. olive oil
  • ½ tsp. orange zest
  • ¼ tsp. salt
  • Pepper to taste
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds, toasted


  1. Place a steamer basket in a large saucepan, add 1″ water, and bring to a boil. Put green beans in the basket and steam until tender (5-6 minutes).
  2. Toss the green beans in a large bowl with remaining ingredients.
Nutritional analysis per serving: Calories 80; Total Fat 4.5g (5% Daily Value); Saturated Fat 0.5g (2% DV); Trans Fat 0g; Cholesterol 0mg (0% DV); Sodium 150mg (7% DV); Total Carbohydrate 9g (3% DV); Dietary Fiber 4g (14% DV); Total Sugars 4g; Includes 0g Added Sugars (0% DV); Protein 3g; Vitamin D 0% DV; Calcium 4% DV; Iron 8% DV; Potassium 6% DV; Vitamin K 40% DV; Biotin 15% DV; Copper 15% DV.
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