Green Beans Amandine

Recipe by KissKiss
READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 2
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 14 - 12
    cup water
  • 2
    cups frozen French style green beans (Trader Joe's Haricot Verts are the best)
  • 1 12
    tablespoons salted butter
  • 1 -2
    tablespoon slivered almonds
  • 12
    lemon, juice of (of about 1/2 a lemon)
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • In the saucepan of a double boiler, boil the water.
  • Place the green beans in the colander of the double boiler and place over the saucepan. Cover with a lid and allow to steam for approximately 3-5 minutes, or until beans are near tender crisp.
  • Remove the colander and set aside. Dump the water out of the saucepan and add the butter over very low heat.
  • Add the almonds when butter is melted and saute until they are slightly brown.
  • Toss the green beans into the mixture. Squeeze lemon juice over beans and season to taste with salt and pepper. Cook another minute until heated throw. Serve immediately.
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