Microwave Green Bean With Almonds

READY IN: 11mins
Recipe by ctrmom

An elegant side dish that goes together in minutes. Mom always made this at Thanksgiving. It's nice with a big meal when the oven and stove are already being used.

Top Review by ChefDLH

These beans and nuts were terrific. I was skeptical that the nuts would turn golden but they did. The butter and frozen green beans mixed with the slivers made a super side dish. Easy to make and looks like you put in more effort than you actually do. The presentation is nice. Even the kids try the nutty flavor. I am changing my bias against microwaving with this and other recent dishes. Made for My 3 Chefs Event Oct. 2013. Enjoy! ChefDLH

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place almonds and butter in a 1-quart casserole.
  2. Microwave uncovered on full power, stirring every minute, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.
  3. Remove almonds from dish.
  4. Place salt and beans into same dish.
  5. Cover tightly and microwave on full power for 3 minutes; stir.
  6. Cover and microwave until tender, 3 to 5 minutes longer.
  7. Stir in almonds. YUM.

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