Green Beans with Almonds

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A touch of lemon juice gives a fresh taste to this simple side dish from Ruth Andrewson of Leavenworth, Washington. 'Slivered almonds look so pretty with the French-style green beans, and they add a tasty crunch, too,' she notes.

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Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
15 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
Servings:
6
Yield:
6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 (16 ounce) package frozen French-style green beans

  • ½ cup slivered almonds

  • ¼ cup butter or margarine

  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

Directions

  1. Place the beans in a saucepan and cover with water; cook until crisp-tender. Meanwhile, in a skillet over low heat, toast almonds in butter. Remove from the heat; stir in lemon juice and salt. Drain beans. Add almond mixture and toss to coat.