Green Beans with Garlic Almonds

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Total Time
15 mins
10 mins

A quick, tasty recipe. The almonds pick up a mild garlic flavor. This is really good with super fresh, right out of the garden, green beans!

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  1. Heat 3 qts of water to boil in a large saucepan; add beans; cook uncovered until crisp-tender, 6-8 minutes.
  2. Drain; rinse under cold water to stop the cooking.
  3. Melt butter in a large saucepan over medium heat; add garlic, cook, stirring often, until soft, about 2 minutes; stir in almonds; cook until almonds are light brown, about 2 minutes (watch carefully).
  4. Stir in beans, lemon juice, and salt to taste; cook, stirring often, just until hot.