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green beans almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Green beans almondine is a fairly easy side dish recipe you can add to your dinner menu on any weeknight. See the recipe here.
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 15 mins
Course Dinner
Cuisine American
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pound green beans
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/2 cup Sliced almonds OR flaked OR slivered
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon water
  • 1 garlic clove
  • Salt and pepper, to taste


  • Wash and trim green beans.
  • Mince the garlic if it's not pre-minced. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium heat.
  • Add almonds and saute for 3 to 4 minutes or until you have golden brown toasted almonds, stirring periodically. Take the almonds out of the pan and wipe it clean, preferably with a paper towel.
  • Add green beans and water to the pan and cook, stirring occasionally. Cook until the beans are crisp-tender and you have bright green beans. (About five minutes).
  • Add in the lemon juice, garlic, salt, and pepper, then sprinkle the almonds over the mix. Toss and serve.