These keto green beans are a delicious side dish that are a great addition to any meal. Perfectly seasoned fresh green beans are topped with slivered almonds that are naturally low in carbs and also great for the holidays. Easily made in under 15 minutes they also make great leftovers!
Keto Green Beans Recipe
Why these keto green beans are so good:
- They have such a delicious flavour! Perfectly seasoned and topped with sliced almonds to give them an added bit of crunch!
- They are so easy to make and are ready in under 15 minutes!
- They are a healthy side dish that are perfect to serve with any meal and also make a great addition to holiday menus
- They make great leftovers and store well in the fridge for up to 5 days
- They are naturally low in carbs with a net carb count of 5 grams per serving
- Besides being keto, these beans are also gluten free, Whole30 and paleo!
Keto green beans ingredients:
- Fresh green beans: Green beans are a delicious healthy vegetable that are a good source of vitamin C, folate, vitamin K and fibre.
- Fresh garlic: Gives these beans a rich and unique flavour. Plus garlic is high in many vitamins and minerals and also has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties!
- Toasted slivered almonds: To give these beans a bit of extra crunch and a unique roasted, smoky flavour!
Tips for making these green beans:
- Feel free to add other toppings such as cooked chopped bacon, parmesan cheese or a squeeze of fresh lemon juice!
- Feel free to cook these beans in any fat that you like: butter, ghee, avocado oil or even bacon fat!
- You could switch the slivered almonds for other nuts such as pecans or walnuts to give them a different flavour
- If you are serving a crowd you can easily double or triple this recipe
- These green beans store well in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days
How to trim green beans:
This is my favourite way to trim green beans quickly and easily:
- Wash the green beans by rinsing them in a colander.
- Use a sharp knife and cutting board. Grab a handful of beans and line them up in a row.
- Cut the tips of the beans off.
- Flip the beans around, line then up and trim off the tips.
- Repeat with remaining beans.
Frequently asked questions:
Yes! Green beans are a healthy vegetable, that are not only keto but are also paleo, Whole30, and gluten free. The nutritional info for one serving of these sautéed green beans is:
5g net carbs : 9g total carbs (4g of fibre)
Yes! String beans are just another name for green beans. They can also be called snap beans or snap green beans.
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Keto Green Beans
These keto green beans are the perfect vegetable to serve with any meal! Low in carbs with the best flavour you will love how easy they are to make.
Place a large pan on the stove on medium heat and add the coconut oil and minced garlic, and allow the coconut oil to melt
Add the green beans to the pan and sprinkle with the salt and pepper. Sautee the beans for 7-8 minutes, stirring frequently until they are tender
While the beans are cooking, place a small pan on the stove on medium heat. Add the avocado oil and slivered almonds and cook until toasted, stirring frequently to prevent them from burning (about 8-10 minutes)
Top the beans with the slivered almonds and serve and enjoy!
- Feel free to cook these beans in another fat such as butter, ghee or bacon fat
- For a different flavour sub the slivered almonds with another nut such as pecans or walnuts
- Store these beans in the fridge in an airtight container for up to 5 days
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