Green Beans with Almond-Butter Sauce

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There is no almond butter in this recipe (although it sounds great to me); however it uses honey, almonds and whole grain mustard as a dressing over the green beans.


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20 Min
10 Min
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  • 2 lb
    green beans, fresh and trimmed
  • 1/3 c
  • 1 c
    slivered almonds, toasted
  • 1 Tbsp
    whole grain mustard
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh lemon juice
  • 1 Tbsp
    lemon zest
  • 2 Tbsp
    shallots, minced
  • 1 tsp
    garlic, minced
  • ·
    salt and pepper to taste

How to Make Green Beans with Almond-Butter Sauce


  1. Blanch the green beans in lightly salted boiling water until tender and bright green, 3- 4 minutes. Plunge into cold water, drain when cool, set aside.
  2. Melt the butter in a large heavy skillet over medium heat. Add the balance of the ingredients and saute gently for 2-3 minutes. Season with salt and pepper. Place green beans in a serving dish and pour sauce over green beans.
  3. Or, you may add the green beans to the sauce, season with salt & pepper and toss to coat.

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About Green Beans with Almond-Butter Sauce

Course/Dish: Vegetables
Main Ingredient: Beans/Legumes
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy

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