Browned Butter Haricots Verts

Browned Butter Haricots Verts Recipe
Photo: Stephen Devries; Styling: Lindsey Lower


Simple embellishments make Browned Butter Haricots Verts a stand-out side dish.


Serves 4 (serving size: 1/2 cup)

Recipe from

Cooking Light

Nutritional Information

Calories 86
Fat 5.3 g
Satfat 2 g
Sodium 152 mg


2 (8-ounce) packages microwave-in-a-bag fresh haricots verts
1 tablespoon butter
3 tablespoons sliced almonds
1/4 teaspoon kosher salt
1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper


Cook haricots verts according to package directions. Combine butter and almonds in a large skillet over medium heat; cook 3 minutes or until butter is lightly browned and almonds are lightly toasted. Add haricots verts to pan; toss to coat. Sprinkle with salt and pepper.


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Hannah Klinger,

Cooking Light

May 2014
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