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Level
very easy
Prep Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Serves
6

Ingredients

1 ½ lb
green beans, trimmed
750 g
1/3 cup
Compliments Sliced Almonds
75 mL
4
slices Compliments Thick Slice Bacon, cut into 1/4-in. (5 mm) pieces
6
cloves garlic, thinly sliced
1/2
lemon, zested and juiced
½ tsp
cracked black pepper
2 mL
¼ tsp
salt
1 mL

Directions

Step 1
Blanch beans in salted boiling water for 1 min. Drain, shock in cold water, drain again; set aside.
Step 2
In a large frypan, toast almonds over medium heat until golden. Immediately transfer to a small dish; set aside. Return frypan to heat and cook bacon until crisp, 5 to 6 min. Drain on paper towels; set aside.
Step 3
Drain off about half the bacon fat from the pan. Add the garlic to the pan and cook on medium heat until golden, about 2 min. Transfer garlic onto the paper towels.
Step 4
Put reserved green beans into the pan. Stir-fry over medium-high heat about 2 min., until green beans look lightly roasted. Remove from heat. Stir in reserved almonds, bacon and garlic, plus the lemon zest and juice, pepper and salt. Serve immediately.

Tip

Serve with Honey Dijon Marinated Salmon.
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Nutrition Facts

Nutrition Description:
Per serving: 1/6 of recipe
Calories:
120
Fat:
7
Saturated Fat:
1.5
Carbs:
10
Fibre:
4
Sugar:
4
Cholesterol:
10 mg
Protein:
7
Sodium:
290 mg