Green Beans Almondine

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


Serves 12

Recipe from

Gooseberry Patch


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


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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Gooseberry Patch

October 2011
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