Total Time
Prep 10 mins
Cook 20 mins

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Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 tablespoons butter or 2 tablespoons margarine, softened
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 lbs green beans, fresh, ends trimmed off
  • 2 tablespoons almonds, sliced (optional)


  1. Mix butter and honey. Set aside.
  2. Heat 1 inch wter to boiling ina 4 quart pan. Add green beans, heat to boiling; reduce heat. Boil uncovered 5 minutes. Cover and boil 5 to 10 minutes longer or until crisp-tender; drain.
  3. Toss beans and honey mixture. Sprinkle with almonds.
Most Helpful

This recipe is so easy and delicious. I like the flavor the honey gives to the green beans, and the crunch from the almonds is a nice textural compliment. Thanks for sharing! (Made for Aus/NZ Recipe Swap #30)

MarthaStewartWanabe July 23, 2009