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Green Beans Amandine

Photo: Ralph Anderson
Yield 10 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 2 pounds fresh green beans
  • 1/3 cup butter or margarine
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper

How to Make It

  1. Bake sliced almonds in a shallow pan at 350° for 5 to 10 minutes or until toasted. Set almonds aside.

  2. Split beans lengthwise.

  3. Cook beans in boiling water to cover in a Dutch oven 4 minutes or until tender; drain.

  4. Melt butter in Dutch oven; add almonds, beans, lemon juice, salt, and pepper, tossing to coat. Serve immediately.