Green Beans with Almonds and Lemon Butter

Side Dishes
  • Green-Beans-with-AlmondsButter-Mar20131 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 1-2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon white pepperĀ 

Trim beans and rinse. Place in a saucepan filled with cold water; cover and bring to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer 8-10 minutes until crisp tender. Drain and set aside. Melt butter and olive oil in a saucepan and stir in garlic and almonds. Cook, stirring constantly, until almonds begin to brown. Add beans, lemon juice, salt and pepper. Gently toss until coated. Serves 6.