Almond Garlic Green Beans

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Today I present to you a simple, humble side dish that will be well received from so many people!  It’s gluten free, vegan, low carb, healthy, and delicious!  What more could you ask for?

Disclosure: This post is sponsored by Octonuts, but all thoughts and opinions are my own! #Ad


This side dish is perfect for any of the big holidays such as: Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Easter.  But it’s also perfect for a weeknight side also!  It feels fancy without all the fuss!  It’s like green beans got a make over and are all grown up with a few additions!

Ingredients you’ll need: 

  •  Green Beans
  •  Octonuts Almond Oil
  •  minced garlic
  •  sliced almonds
  •  salt
  •  fresh black pepper


Equipment needed:

  • large saucepan
  • large skillet
  • slotted spoon





If using fresh green beans, wash and trim the ends; cook in boiling water for around 3 minutes.  Proceed with steps 3-5 of the recipe.






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Almond Garlic Green Beans

5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 (12 oz) pkg frozen Green Beans
  • 3 Tbls Octonuts Almond Oil
  • 1 Tbls minced garlic
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp fresh cracked black pepper


  • Place green beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil.
  • Cook; uncovered for 7-8 minutes or until beans are tender. Drain water; set aside.
  • In a large skillet, heat Octonuts Almond Oil over low heat, cook minced garlic for 1 minute; do not burn.
  • Add sliced almonds and saute for 2 additional minutes.
  • Add green beans, salt and pepper, toss to combine.


Substitutions: If using fresh Green Beans, wash and trim the ends; cook in boiling water for around 3 minutes.  Proceed with steps 3-5 of the recipe.
Keyword green beans, low carb, gluten free, vegan, keto, healthy, sides, side dish
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