Green Bean Almondine



Green Bean Almondine

Green Bean Almondine is a classic side dish that’s perfect for any occasion. This elegant and simple recipe combines crisp-tender green beans with a flavorful almond and butter sauce, creating a delightful dish that’s sure to impress your guests. Whether you’re serving it for a family dinner or a special holiday meal, Green Bean Almondine adds a touch of sophistication to your table.

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 lemon, zested

Instructions

  1. Boil a pot of water and blanch the green beans for 2-3 minutes until they are tender-crisp. Drain and immediately place them in ice water to stop the cooking process. Drain again.
  2. In a large skillet, melt the butter over medium heat. Add the sliced almonds and sauté until they turn golden brown and fragrant.
  3. Add the minced garlic and sauté for another minute, being careful not to let it brown.
  4. Toss in the blanched green beans and sauté for a few minutes, coating them with the almond and garlic-infused butter.
  5. Season with salt, pepper, and lemon zest, then serve immediately.

Prep Time: 10 minutes

Yield: 4 servings

Green Bean Almondine is a delightful side dish with tender-crisp green beans, toasted almonds, and a hint of citrusy freshness. It’s a perfect addition to any meal.

Nutrition information: Calories: 120, Fat: 8g, Carbohydrates: 10g, Protein: 3g

Green Bean Almondine is more than just a side dish; it’s a conversation starter at your dinner table. The crunch of the almonds, the vibrant green beans, and the zesty lemon zest come together to create a harmony of flavors and textures. It’s a side dish that brings elegance to any meal. So why wait? Try this recipe today and elevate your dining experience with Green Bean Almondine.