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


  • 1Blanch 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.
  • 2Melt 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.
  • 3Or, 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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