|6 cups||green beans, trimmed|
|1/4 cup||sliced or slivered almonds, toasted|
In a medium pot, bring 1 cup of water to a boil. Add beans, and steam for 5 to 7 minutes, until beans are bright green, but still slightly crunchy.
Remove from heat and drain. In a medium bowl, toss cooked beans with almonds and sprinkle with nutmeg.
Per serving (1.5 cups): 90 cal, 4 g pro, 4 g total fat (0 g saturated fat), 13 g carb, 6 g fibre, 0 mg chol, 12 mg sodium
Excellent source of: vitamin K
Good source of: vitamin C, magnesium, potassium
Low in sodium
Low in saturated fat
Low in cholesterol
Very high source of fibre
Source: Leslie Beck's Heart Healthy Foods for Life (2009)