Stringbeans with Almonds and Lemon

Photo by Lil B.

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

PREP TIME

20

minutes

TOTAL TIME

40

minutes

SERVINGS

8

servings

Ingredients

  • 2

    lbs of green beans, trimmed

  • 2

    tbls salt

  • 2

    tbls sweet butter (this is approximate use more or less depending on how buttery you want the beans)

  • 3/4

    c. slivered almonds

  • 4

    tsp grated lemon zest

  • 1/3

    c. finely chopped italian (flat leaf) parsley

  • Salt and Pepper to taste

Directions

!) Bring 3 qts of water to a boil, add the salt, and when the water returns to a boil, add the beans. Boil for 6 - 10 minutes (until crisp/tender) then drain and shock the beans in ice water to set the color and stop the cooking 2) Melt the butter, add the nuts and saute until browned, about 3 minutes. Add beans, toss to coat with the butter and reheat, about 5 minutes. Mix in lemon zest, cook one minute. Mix in parsley, season with salt & pepper and serve

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