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Green Beans with Almonds

Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 10 mins
Total Time 20 mins
Course Side Dish
Servings 4 people


  • 1 (16oz) package frozen green beans (whole, French cut orregular cut)
  • 1/2 cup slivered almonds (pan-toasted)
  • 3-4 tbsp butter (cut into small pieces)
  • 1 tbsp freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 1 tsp lemon zest (optional)
  • salt & pepper (to taste)


  • In a small skillet over low heat, toast almonds untillightly golden, but not too brown. Remove from skillet and set aside.
  • Place beans in a large saucepan and cook according topackage directions until tender-crisp; drain and place in a bowl.
  • Stir in butter pieces, lemon juice, zest, if using, and saltand pepper, to taste. Top with toasted almonds just before serving.
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