String Bean Almondine
ends cut off
or more to personal preference
Bring a heavily salted pot of water to boil over high heat.
Cook the green beans for 2-3 minutes, until you reach your desired level of doneness. Drain and rinse.
While cooking the green beans, melt the butter and olive oil together in a skillet over medium heat.
Once hot, add the slivered almonds and toast for 2-4 minutes, turning occasionally. You can toast until just lightly beige or until golden brown.
Toss the cooked green beans with the butter, oil and almonds until fully coated.
Remove skillet from heat and add lemon juice.
Add Crispy Bacon:
Top the finished dish with crispy bacon or pancetta.
Grated lemon zest along with the juice adds real fresh flavor, do not skip use fresh lemon for this recipe.
Toasted shallots add a real depth of flavor to this green bean dish.
Alternate cooking method tip:
Try cooking your green bean almondine recipe in the Instant Pot. It sautes and cooks in just the one pot.
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