Green Beans Amandine

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Buttery golden almonds and a hint of lemon make them so flavorful . . . a perfect side dish to any meal.

 

1 14.5-oz. can French-style green beans*

1½ T butter

3 T slivered almonds

1½ t lemon juice

 

Heat beans (including juice) in saucepan over medium/low heat for 5-10 minutes, stirring occasionally. Meanwhile, melt butter in small skillet over medium heat. Add almonds and cook, stirring constantly, 2-3 minutes or until golden. Remove from heat. Stir in lemon juice. Strain beans. Stir in almond mixture. Serve warm. Salt and pepper to taste.

 

*can use any beans . . . just heat beans according to package directions or, if using fresh beans, slice lengthwise for French-cut and cook, covered, in a small amount of water for 5-10 minutes over medium heat

 

Source: Better Homes and Gardens

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