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Thyme Green Beans with Almonds

Rated as 4.5 out of 5 Stars

"Thyme is a nice addition to this classic vegetable side dish. It's a snap to make for family, yet special enough to serve guests. --Kenna Baber, Rochester, Minnesota"
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Ingredients

25 m servings
Original recipe yields 8 servings

Directions

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  1. Place beans in a steamer basket. Place in a saucepan over 1 in. of water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter; add the beans, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with almonds.

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Most helpful positive review

I made this side dish for dinner last night with some fresh green beans I bought at the local market. I made it pretty much the same except I added a few things. First I trimmed the beans and cu...

Most helpful critical review

too much thyme.

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I made this side dish for dinner last night with some fresh green beans I bought at the local market. I made it pretty much the same except I added a few things. First I trimmed the beans and cu...

I goofed up and mistakenly used tarragon instead of thyme, but I'm sure this is just as good using either. I do like the fresh herb taste, herbs not generally something I use to season green be...

I made this as part of our Christmas dinner. Everyone loved it. In the south most people eat their green beans out of a can and cooked to death, which we have never liked. My grandfather asked t...

Made these today for Mother's Day, DH loved them, my oldest daughter thought they were good, but my youngest thought they were "too hot", the only change I think I'll make is to cut to 1/4 tsp o...

I made these with french green beans and did it exactly as the recipe said. What an easy awesome side dish. With the toasted almonds sprinkled over top it looks very appetizing as well.

Outstanding sidedish that takes center stage! I made this dish for about 30 people and they loved it. The thyme is both aromatic and flavorful. This is a new family FAV!

I cooked these up as a change from our usual green beans and almonds recipe. I followed the recipe exactly. Everyone loved them. Mom wants me to make them again next year. Thank you for a grea...

This was a great side and a great hit. Wish I had used less butter or EVOO like the others had said, but it was still delicious!

A great spin on an old classic. This is super easy and is a very tasty side dish. And if made with EVOO insead of butter it's really healthy and you can't taste the difference. The thyme was a n...