Photo: Chris Court; Styling: Carla Gonzalez-Hart 
Hands-on Time
8 Mins
Total Time
15 Mins
Serves 12 (serving size: about 3/4 cup)

Supersavory miso elevates crisp beans beyond their humble goodness.

How to Make It

Step 1

Combine butter and miso in a small bowl; refrigerate 5 minutes.

Step 2

Place beans in a large saucepan of boiling water; cook 4 minutes. Drain; plunge beans into ice water. Drain.

Step 3

Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans; sauté 4 minutes. Add butter mixture; cook 3 minutes. Top with almonds.

Chef's Notes

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Ratings & Reviews

Gloislane's Review

October 28, 2014
This was easy and delicious!

Best Green Bean Recipe Ever

August 06, 2016
Seriously.  Easy and delicious.  Practically the only way I will eat green beans now.  Worth buying miso for.