Green Beans with Almonds

Green Beans with Almonds
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Total Time:
20 mins
8 cups


  • 1 ½ pound haricot verts or thin green beans, trimmed if desired

  • ½ cup whole almonds, coarsely chopped

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil

  • 2 cloves garlic, minced

  • ½ cup coarsely snipped fresh parsley

  • 1 tablespoon finely shredded lemon peel

  • ¼ teaspoon salt

  • ¼ teaspoon ground black pepper

  • Finely shredded lemon peel (optional)


  1. In a Dutch oven cook green beans in boiling, lightly salted water about 8 minutes or just until tender; drain. Return beans to Dutch oven.

  2. Meanwhile, in a large skillet cook almonds in hot oil over medium heat for 3 minutes, stirring frequently. Add garlic; cook and stir for 1 minute.

  3. Add almond mixture, parsley, 1 tablespoon lemon peel, salt, and pepper to green beans; toss gently to coat. Transfer bean mixture to a serving dish. If desired, sprinkle with additional lemon peel.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

77 Calories
5g Fat
8g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 77
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 5g 6%
Sodium 80mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Total Sugars 1g
Protein 3g
Vitamin C 16.5mg 83%
Calcium 50.5mg 4%
Iron 1.3mg 7%
Potassium 227mg 5%
Folate, total 28.2mcg
Vitamin B-6 0.1mg

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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