Green Bean Almondine Recipe

Green Bean Almondine

Green Bean Almondine is the PERFECT side dish made with crunchy sautéed green beans topped with buttery toasted almonds and fresh lemon juice, ready in under 15 minutes!

Course Side Dish
Cuisine French
Keyword green bean almondine
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 6 servings
Calories 140 kcal
Author Sabrina Snyder


  • 2 pounds fresh green beans edges trimmed
  • 4 tablespoons butter
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon lemon juice
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon coarse ground black pepper
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  1. Boil the green beans in a pot of water for 2 minutes before dumping into an ice bath and letting cool.

  2. In a large skillet cook melt the butter on medium heat and add the sliced almonds stirring them constantly while watching for them to JUST start turning brown before immediately removing them.
  3. Dry the green beans well and add to the skillet to heat them back up and toss with remaining butter, lemon juice, salt, and pepper before topping with the browned almonds

Recipe Notes

Note: click on times in the instructions to start a kitchen timer while cooking.

Nutrition Facts
Green Bean Almondine
Amount Per Serving
Calories 140 Calories from Fat 90
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 10g 15%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 269mg 11%
Potassium 350mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 11g 4%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 5g
Protein 3g 6%
Vitamin A 25.5%
Vitamin C 23.5%
Calcium 7%
Iron 9.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.