Green Beans Almondine

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Green Beans Almondine

Green beans almondine is a simple side dish made from minimal ingredients. Most recipes include green beans, almonds, and lemon juice. Our low-sodium, kidney-friendly version is just as simple and tasty!
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Low Phosphorus, Low Potassium, Low Protein, Low Sodium
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 5 servings


Calories:177 kcal
Carbs:11 g
Sodium:124 mg
Potassium:325 mg
Phosphorus:96 mg
Protein:4 g
Fiber:4 g


  • 1 Stockpot
  • 1 knife
  • 1 Strainer


  • 1 lb Green beans  use the smaller French haricot vert green beans if you can find them
  • ½ cup Almonds, sliced
  • cup Shallots, minced No shallots? Onions work too!
  • 3 tbsp Olive oil
  • 2 tsp Lemon juice
  • ¼ tsp Salt
  • Pinch of pepper


  • Fill a pot with ½ inch of water, add salt and bring to a boil. Add beans and cover, and cook until tender. Drain and set aside.
    1 lb Green beans 
  • Cook almonds and shallots in oil over low heat, stirring occasionally, until lightly browned.
    ½ cup Almonds, sliced
    3 tbsp Olive oil
    ⅓ cup Shallots, minced
  • Remove from heat and add lemon juice and pepper.
    2 tsp Lemon juice
  • Pour almond mixture over beans.

Full Nutrition

Nutrition Facts
Green Beans Almondine
Amount Per Serving (0.25 of recipe)
Calories 177 Calories from Fat 126
% Daily Value*
Fat 14g22%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Trans Fat 0.002g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 10g
Sodium 124mg5%
Potassium 325mg9%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 4g17%
Sugar 5g6%
Protein 4g8%
Vitamin A 627IU13%
Vitamin B1 0.1mg7%
Vitamin B2 0.2mg12%
Vitamin B3 1mg5%
Vitamin B5 0.3mg3%
Vitamin B6 0.2mg10%
Vitamin C 13mg16%
Vitamin E 4mg27%
Vitamin K 44µg42%
Calcium 69mg7%
Copper 0.2mg10%
Folate 40µg10%
Iron 2mg11%
Manganese 0.5mg25%
Magnesium 55mg14%
Phosphorus 96mg10%
Selenium 1µg1%
Zinc 1mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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