Recipe Name: Almond Green Beans with Cheese Sauce
Ingredients:
2-3 lbs. fresh or frozen cut green beans
1 4-6oz. pack of Sliced Smoked Almonds
6 slices of Bacon (Fried Crisp, drained, cooled, and crumbled)
2 pkgs. Kraft Cheese Powder, or 1 to 1 1/2 cups Cheddar Cheese Sauce
1/2 cup milk and 1/2 stick butter (if using Cheese Sauce)
1/4 cup milk for thinning

Instructions:
Boil or steam the Green Beans until done-AL DANTE (still crisp). DRAIN in a colinder and let cool slightly (for handling purposes). In medium sauce pan, heat liquids and make powdered Cheese Sauce OR heat Cheese Sauce. ADD to Cheese Sauce the crumbled bacon. Add to the green beans the sliced almonds. Mix the sauce. Put the green beans and almonds in the serving bowl, pour the bacon-cheese sauce over the green beans, thinning with milk if needed before pouring. Mix well. Serve with your other favorite dishes!

Preparation Time: 20-25 min Serves: 4+