Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine

Green Beans Almondine


  • 3 tablespoons butter divided use
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1/3 cup shallots minced
  • 1 pound green beans use the smaller French haricot vert green beans if you can find them
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 2 tablespoons chopped parsley


  • Melt 1 tablespoon of butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add the almonds to the pan and cook for 3-4 minutes or until golden brown, stirring occasionally.
  • Remove the almonds from the pan; wipe the pan clean with a paper towel.
  • Melt the remaining 2 tablespoons of butter in the pan. Add the shallots and cook for 3-4 minutes or until tender.
  • Add the green beans and 1 tablespoon of water to the pan. Cook, stirring occasionally, until green beans are tender, about 4-5 minutes.
  • Stir in the lemon juice, salt and pepper.
  • Sprinkle the reserved almonds over the green beans, along with the parsley. Serve immediately.

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