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Green Beans Almondine

Yield Serves 12
The fresh flavor of green beans really shines in this dish and the light sauce is more of a dressing.


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 3 pounds green beans, trimmed
  • 3 cups chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted

How to Make It

  1. Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans and saute 5 minutes. Add broth and pepper; bring to a boil. Reduce heat, cover and simmer 15 minutes. Dissolve cornstarch in water; add to skillet. Bring to a boil; cook one minute, stirring constantly. Stir in lemon juice. Sprinkle with almonds.

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