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Green Beans Almondine

  • Author: Julie Andrews
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 10-15 mins
  • Total Time: 20-30 mins
  • Yield: Serves 6 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stove-Top
  • Cuisine: American


Sauteed green beans with toasted almonds, lemon zest and garlic.


  • 1-pound green beans, trimmed
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1 medium shallot or ¼ medium yellow onion, peeled and minced
  • 23 garlic cloves, peeled and minced
  • Zest of 1 medium lemon
  • ½ teaspoon kosher or sea salt
  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook 3-4 minutes or until slightly soft. Drain and set aside.
  2. Heat a large skillet to medium heat. Add the almonds and toast 30-60 seconds, shaking the skillet as they toast. Remove the almonds and place on a plate. Set aside.
  3. Add the olive oil to the pan. Once it’s hot, add the shallot or onion and garlic and sauté 30-60 seconds or until fragrant. Add the green beans and cook another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Stir in the lemon zest, salt and black pepper. Stir in the toasted almonds.
  5. Transfer to a platter and serve immediately.


  • Serving Size: 1/6
  • Calories: 101
  • Sugar: 3g
  • Sodium: 152mg
  • Fat: 8g
  • Saturated Fat: 1g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 7g
  • Trans Fat: 0g
  • Carbohydrates: 7g
  • Fiber: 3g
  • Protein: 3g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg

Keywords: thanksgiving, holiday, side dish, sides