Green Beans Almondine

This green beans almondine recipe is made with fresh green beans, shallots, garlic, and almonds.

An elegant side dish that’s simple, satisfying, and perfect for the holidays!


– green beans – shallot – garlic – butter – almonds – lemon – red crushed pepper – salt and pepper – oil

Bring a large pot of water to a boil and salt generously. Add the green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes or until crisp-tender.

Add some oil to a skillet along with the sliced shallots and sliced garlic. Cook over medium heat for 10-15 minutes or until some color develops. 

To the same skillet add the butter and almonds. Let the almonds cook over medium heat for 3-5 minutes or until nice and toasty. Reserve about 2 tbsp of the almonds.

Place the green beans in a serving dish and top it off with the shallot garlic mixture and reserved almonds. Enjoy!

Tips and Recipe Variations

– Include some crispy bacon, pancetta, or parmesan cheese on top for some extra flavor and saltiness.



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