Don't overpower the flavor of fresh vegetables--sometimes all you need is a touch of the right seasoning and a bit of crunch. These 20-minute green beans are flavored with a coriander-annatto spice blend and are topped with toasted almonds. Serve this side dish alongside any meat or fish. Source: Diabetic Living Magazine

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  • Cook beans in a small amount of boiling water in a covered large saucepan for 8 to 10 minutes or until crisp-tender. Drain well. Return to hot pan. Stir in almonds, olive oil and seasoning. Heat through.



Tips: To toast nuts, spread in a shallow baking pan lined with parchment paper. Bake in a 350 degrees F oven for 5 to 10 minutes or until golden, shaking pan once or twice.

Look for this seasoning blend at a market that specializes in Hispanic foods.

Nutrition Facts

68 calories; 5.1 g total fat; 0.5 g saturated fat; 60 mg sodium. 154 mg potassium; 5 g carbohydrates; 2.5 g fiber; 1 g sugar; 2.2 g protein; 380 IU vitamin a iu; 9 mg vitamin c; 22 mcg folate; 34 mg calcium; 1 mg iron; 29 mg magnesium;