Lemon Pepper Green Beans Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Lemon Pepper Green Beans Recipe
  • READY IN 25 mins

Lemon Pepper Green Beans

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"These green beans are easy and delicious. They are a bit tangy, spicy, and crunchy with the almonds. My family's favorite!"

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    5 mins
  • COOK

    20 mins

    25 mins


  1. Place green beans in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water. Cover, and cook until tender but still firm, about 10 minutes; drain.
  2. Meanwhile, melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Saute almonds until lightly browned. Season with lemon pepper. Stir in green beans, and toss to coat.
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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Jun 05, 2004

I loved this dish! What a delicious and elegant recipe for company. I always use fresh green beans.... there's really no comparison to others. Adjust the lemon pepper seasoning to your own taste starting with 1 tsp.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jul 16, 2008

Two stars as written, if for no other reason than that this recipe calls for an extraordinarily large amount of lemon pepper seasoning and I knew better not to use that much. Curious, I measured it out in a prep bowl to see just how much that amount of seasoning looked like and was amazed--if I didn't know better I would think there was a misprint in the recipe. On the other hand, there is nothing extraordinary at all about green beans with butter and almonds, which would have made this only average at best, even using a more realistic measure of the lemon pepper seasoning.

Jul 24, 2003

These were delicious!

Jul 13, 2010

I followed the recipe exactly and thought it was excellent! As one reviewer may have said, there is nothing special about lemon pepper and almonds in green beans, but its simplicity makes it easy and delicious. It was great to find something new and interesting to try with the extra summer green beans! Thanks for the recipe!

Feb 03, 2004

Sounds too simple. But I got raves at all my Holiday dinners for them. The kids even had seconds (which was really weird). Works with frozen petite beans as well as blanched fresh ones.

Jul 24, 2003

Very easy, quick, and tasty addition to veggies. My 17-year old said "awesome". I used a little less lemon pepper then called for and added regular pepper and salt. Would be good with a number of veggies. Next time I'm trying broccoli.

Jul 24, 2003

If you're a fan of lemon pepper (which I happen to be), these are for you! Very tasty, thanks Annette!

Jul 29, 2003

I also used frozen green beans that I microwaved beforehand. Very easy, great-tasting recipe.


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  • Calories
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 6.3 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 5.9 g
  • 9%
  • Fiber
  • 3.1 g
  • 12%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 186 mg
  • 7%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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