18 Reviews

Kittencal has the best recipes. I made this for a family potluck and doubled the recipe. I made it as written. It was a big hit. I think the next time I make it, however, I will decrease the almonds. We ended up with most of the almonds in the bottom of the bowl.

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Loves2Cook! April 23, 2013

Great! I used only 4 tbsp of butter and would decrease it a bit more next time and increase the lemon and pepper. Loved the pairing of the almonds with the beans. Thanks for posting!

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noway October 23, 2010

Served these for company recently and everyone wanted the recipe! They were incredibly easy to prepare and best of all can be made hours ahead of time and then put in the microwave just before serving. Lissa

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onewtondog January 12, 2010

Great dish. Lemon zest and almond give the dish a fabulous taste! I would use half of the butter portion.

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thuycis December 20, 2009

Yeah Kittencal. I know I am not "normal" but I really don't like the traditional Thanksgiving green bean casserole. I love still crunchy cooked green beans! When everyone said that "we have to have green beans at Thanksgiving" I decided to give these a try. ALL agreed that this is the go to recipe for special dinners. It would be for EVERY dinner except the butter does not help with my ever expanding waist. But what a treat and so much better than the alternative. Thank you, thank you, thank you for introducing all of us to a new Thanksgiving side.

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Diplo-mom November 30, 2009

These are fabulous! I made them as part of Thanksgiving dinner because I was trying to avoid having "gloppy" food. I used sliced almonds and used lemon zest instead of slicing the rind. It was amazing! One of the stars of the meal! I will definitely be making this on Thanksgiving from now on! Thank you!

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ChipotleChick November 28, 2009

What a delicious way to eat green beans! I have made beans with almonds plenty of times but the freshness from the lemon rind and fresh parsely really makes a much more flavorful impact. I made these beans for a party and I added julienne carrots-everyone went wild for the dish! Thanks for another great recipe, Kittencal!

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gingersnap August 20, 2009

Excellent! This went down really well at home. I added a little fresh lemon juice, which gave the almonds a lovely flavour. Thanks Kittencal!

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HappyBunny August 07, 2008

I slighly under cooked *(steamed) the beans and fried the almonds and beans together rather than seperately. Yummy!

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I_love2nurse in Canada June 08, 2008
Green Beans With Lemon and Almonds