Green Beans with Dried Apricots and Almonds

Green beans are a staple in most homes because they’re so affordable and versatile. But instead of just steaming them, try this unique recipe.

1. Steam or boil the green beans for 2 minutes or until bright green but still crisp. Drain well and place in a large skillet over medium heat.

2. Add the olive oil, garlic and ginger, and sauté over medium heat for 1 minute. Add the apri¬cots, almonds and orange zest. Toss well and serve.

1 lb green beans, trimmed and cut in half
2 tsp olive oil
1/2 tsp finely chopped garlic
1/2 tsp finely chopped ginger
1/4 cup finely chopped dried apricots
3 Tbsp toasted slivered almonds
1 tsp orange zest

Nutritional Analysis per Serving

Calories 121
Protein 3 g
Fat 5 g
Saturated Fat 0.6 g
Carbohydrates 15 g
Cholesterol 0 mg
Sodium 7 mg
Fiber 4.8 g

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 3 minutes

Make Ahead: n/a

Serves 4

Nutrition Watch: Green beans are a good source of calcium.

per serving Calories 121 • Protein 3 g • Carbohydrates 15 g • Fiber 4.8 g • Total fat 5 g • Saturated fat 0.6 g • Cholesterol 0 mg • Sodium 7 mg • prep time 5 minutes • cook time 3 minutes • nutrition watch