Green Beans Almondine
This quick and easy side dish is perfect for any occasion! Green beans with almonds take minutes to make with just a few ingredients. This is your new go-to green beans almondine recipe! Green beans with almonds is such a classic side dish recipe, and for good reason! It takes minutes to make and is a great way to get some veggies onto your plate.
Easy enough to make to serve as part of a quick weeknight meal but it definitely won’t be out of place at your holiday table!
Here is what you need to make this green beans with almonds recipe: Green beans: A great source of vitamins and minerals as well as fiber and folate. Olive oil: I use light olive oil which has a milder flavor. Other neutral oils will work well too. Salt and pepper: Added to taste. Garlic cloves: Use freshly minced garlic for the best flavor. Lemon juice: Use fresh lemon juice rather than bottled. Slivered almonds: Add a great texture! A must for this recipe. This green bean almondine recipe works well with so all of your favorite dishes. Whether it’s to accompany your turkey at Thanksgiving or fish and chicken as part of an easy weeknight meal. Try it with: Pork Medallions with Creamy Mushroom Marsala Sauce, Baked Chicken and Potatoes, Honey Sriracha Salmon, Shrimp Scampi, Pesto Chicken.
- 1 lb fresh green beans, ends trimmed
- 2 Tbsp light olive oil
- 1 tsp salt, or to taste
- 1/4 tsp black pepper, or to taste
- 2 garlic cloves, finely minced
- Lemon juice of a half lemon
- ⅓ cup slivered almonds