Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 10 mins

Wonderful way to prepare Green Beans for Thanksgiving or any day!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook beans until tender either by steaming (my preference) or in boiling water.
  2. Drain and return to pot and toss with 1 tablespoon butter.
  3. Season with salt and pepper.
  4. Cover to keep warm.
  5. In small saucepan, melt remaining 1 tablespoon butter over medium-high heat.
  6. Add almonds and cook, stirring, until fragrant and lightly toasted, about 1 minute.
  7. Add lemon zest and juice, and toss with the beans.


Most Helpful

This was wonderful and so full of flavor. Great side dish.

~Nimz~ December 06, 2003

I have made this recipe for years. It is easy to follow and turns out great every time. This recipe is a Thanksgiving Tradition.

Audrey M November 03, 2003

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