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green beans with almond-butter sauce

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Daily Inspiration S
Somewhere, TX

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.

(2 ratings)
yield 6 serving(s)
prep time 20 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For green beans with almond-butter sauce

  • 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.