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steamed green beans with almonds

(1 rating)
Recipe by
Marsha Gardner
Florala, AL

An easy and elegant vegetable for a special meal.

(1 rating)
yield 6 -8

Ingredients For steamed green beans with almonds

  • 2 lb
    fresh green beans, trimmed and halved if desired
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil, extra virgin
  • 1/4 c
    almonds, slivered
  • 2 Tbsp
    butter, unsalted
  • juice from 1 lemon (to taste)
  • kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 1 Tbsp
    fresh parsley, minced

How To Make steamed green beans with almonds

  • 1
    Steam the green beans until tender, about 10 to 15 minutes.
  • 2
    Heat the oil in a saute` pan and add the almond slivers. Saute over medium heat until lightly browned, about 2 minutes.
  • 3
    Add the green beans and butter. Turn of the heat and give it a squeeze of lemon juice. Toss together and season to taste with salt and pepper. Sprinkle with fresh parsley.

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