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Fresh Green Bean Recipes and a Unique Green Beans Almondine Recipe

How to cook fresh green beans, and ways to prepare them, including a green bean almondine recipe made extra special with almond butter.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Vegetable
Cuisine: American
Servings: 4
Author: Angela Roberts


  • 1 pound green beans
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds order here
  • 2 tablespoon almond butter order here
  • 1 teaspoon butter
  • sea salt
  • pepper


  • Trim the ends of the green beans.
  • Place in cold water, allowing water to come 2 inches above.
  • Bring to boil and cook about ten minutes or until just tender. You may have to taste.
  • Immediately drain, and put in ice bath to shock. This will keep the green color.
  • In a medium frying pan that will fit the green beans, melt butter, add in almonds until toasted. Put into a bowl. Set aside.
  • Add in green beans and continue to stir on low heat until heated through. Season with salt and pepper. Add in almond butter until it melts over the green beans.
  • Put in serving bowl. Top with almonds.