Green Bean Almondine

Author DinnerPlanner


  • 1-1/2 lbs. fresh green beans cleans and trimmed
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 2 garlic cloves chopped fine
  • salt & pepper
  • juice from 1/2 lemon
  • 1/2 cup chicken broth
  • 1/2 teaspoon Dijon mustard
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1/4 cup almond slivers


  1. In a medium skillet, cook garlic for a few minutes in olive oil.
  2. Add the green beans to the skillet and saute for about 3-4 minutes, flipping beans with a spatula as they cook. Lightly salt & pepper beans.
  3. Squeeze the juice of 1/2 a lemon over beans.
  4. After 3-4 minutes, push the beans over to side and add the chicken broth and mustard. Stir through the beans.
  5. Cover and simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Uncover and add the butter and almonds.
  7. Cook until all liquid is gone and almonds are lightly toasted.