Green Beans with Almonds

Green Beans with Almonds

"A touch of lemon juice gives a fresh taste to this simple side dish from Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington. 'Slivered almonds look so pretty with the French-style green beans, and they add a tasty crunch, too,' she notes."
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30 m servings
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  1. Place the beans in a saucepan and cover with water; cook until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a skillet over low heat, toast almonds in butter. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and salt. Drain beans. Add almond mixture and toss to coat.

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i read the reviews before i made this recipe and noticed that some people would change the recipe by adding a whole bunch of random stuff and then give it a 3 or 4 star. i followed the recipe ex...

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These beans were ok, but were not my families favorite.

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i read the reviews before i made this recipe and noticed that some people would change the recipe by adding a whole bunch of random stuff and then give it a 3 or 4 star. i followed the recipe ex...

Yum, this was very fresh and tasty, I did use olive oil with just a touch of butter instead of mostly butter. It was very good

I used fresh green beans and added an extra 1/2 tsp of lemon juice and this came out wonderful!!

Loved this! The browned butter makes all the difference! The lemon juice gave the beans a fresh taste and the garlic I added was the perfect addition.

Very nice side dish Ruth and thank you. I used evoo in lieu of the butter and sprinkled in some garlic and onion powders. Family gobbled it up!

used fresh green beans and a lot less butter. great basic recipe that makes eating greens much more pleasant than eating them straight. i.e. the lemon and toasted almonds make all the differenc...

So Easy and Delicious! I used 3 Tablespoons of butter instead of 4. I took the almonds off the burner when they were just beginning to brown. After I added the lemon they browned perfectly. ...

These are absolutely DELICIOUS!!! I didn't change a thing. You don't need to. I served them as a side along with a Chicken Parmesan recipe I found on here. Both were a huge hit! Recipe is i...

My mom made this last night for dinner as an easy side dish. I really liked the flavor of the buttery lemony glaze that was on the green beans and the crunch the almonds gave to the dish. This i...

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