Total Time
Prep 20 mins
Cook 19 mins

One of my favorite ways to make green beans. From Southern Living.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Bake sliced almonds in a shallow pan at 350° for 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted. Set almonds aside.
  2. Split beans lengthwise.
  3. Cook beans in boiling water to cover in a Dutch oven 4 minutes or until tender; drain.
  4. Melt butter in Dutch oven; add almonds, beans, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.
Most Helpful

This recipe makes an elegant presentation. The green beans were steamed in a large skillet, drained and returned along with the butter and lemon juice. I might try using some lemon zest next time around. Made for PARTY 2011.

PaulaG December 05, 2011