5 from 8 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
  • 1/4 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:

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Almondine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 147 Calories from Fat 108
% Daily Value*
Fat 12g18%
Saturated Fat 5g31%
Cholesterol 20mg7%
Sodium 72mg3%
Potassium 235mg7%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Fiber 3g13%
Sugar 3g3%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 760IU15%
Vitamin C 14.3mg17%
Calcium 58mg6%
Iron 1.2mg7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.