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Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds

Photo: Alexandra Grablewski; Styling: Lynn Miller
Prep time 15 mins
Cook time 15 mins
Yield 8 Servings

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • 2 pounds green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced shallots (about 4 large)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Nutrition Information

  • calories 150
  • fat 10 g
  • satfat 3 g
  • protein 4 g
  • carbohydrate 14 g
  • fiber 4 g
  • cholesterol 8 mg
  • sodium 164 mg

How to Make It

  1. Fill a large bowl with ice cubes and water. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans to pot and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and plunge beans into ice bath. Drain beans again and dry on paper towels.

  2. Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté until softened and lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Add green beans and butter and cook until beans are heated through, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.