5 from 7 votes
Fresh green beans with almonds
Green Bean Almondine
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
25 mins
 

Fresh green beans sauteed in a light butter and lemon sauce.

Course: Side Dish, Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Keyword: fresh green bean recipe, green bean almodine, green bean side dish, green beans, green beans with almonds, make ahead green beans
Servings: 6 people
Calories: 147 kcal
Author: Kathy
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh green beans washed and trimmed
  • 1/4 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2-3 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 lemon
  • salt and pepper
Instructions
  1. Cook beans for 2 minutes in boiling water. Water should be at a rolling boil before you add beans.
  2. Drain beans in a colander and then cool in a bowl of cold water. Once cooled drain beans again. Remove all excess water from beans.
  3. In a large saute pan, melt butter. Once melted add almonds.
  4. Cook over low heat until slightly browned. 3-4 minutes. Remove almonds.
  5. In same pan add garlic and beans.
  6. Continue cooking until beans are heated through.

  7. Add almonds and stir.

  8. Turn off heat, squeeze 1/2 lemon over top.
  9. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  10. Serve immediately

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

To make ahead of time, blanch and drain beans. Refrigerate beans until ready to continue.

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Almondine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 12g 18%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 72mg 3%
Potassium 235mg 7%
Total Carbohydrates 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 3g 12%
Sugars 3g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 15.2%
Vitamin C 17.3%
Calcium 5.8%
Iron 6.5%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.