Green Beans With Lemon and Almonds

READY IN: 16mins
SERVES: 4-6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 7
    tablespoons butter (can use a bit less)
  • 1
    cup almonds, coarsley chopped (or sliced)
  • 1
    tablespoon minced lemon peel (use the yellow part only, can use a bit more lemon peel)
  • 13
    cup finely chopped parsley
  • salt and pepper
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the green beans in a pot with salted water until JUST tender (about 5 minutes, you can steam the also) drain and transfer to a large bowl of ice water to cool; drain and pat dry with a paper towel (this can be done a day ahead).
  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat.
  • Add in chopped almonds, and toss with butter; saute the nuts until they are lightly browned and crisp (about 2-3 minutes).
  • Add in beans, and toss to combine with the nuts until heated through (about 3-4 minutes).
  • Mix in the lemon peel; cook 1 minute.
  • Mix in the chopped parsley.
  • Season with salt and pepper, and transfer to a bowl.
  • Delicious!
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