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Green Beans with Brown Butter

  • Servings
  • Hands-on time
  • Total time
  • Budget
  • 4
  • 15 min
  • 15 min
  • $
Gatheredtable
adapted fromReal Simple

Ingredients

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 cup unsalted roasted almonds, chopped
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter
  • 1/4 lemon, juiced
  • 1/4 teaspoon sea salt

Directions

Prep: 1. Trim green beans. 2. Chop almonds. Make: 1. Bring a steamer pot to a boil. 2. Add green beans and cook until just tender, 3-4 minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. 3. Meanwhile, brown butter: Melt butter in a skillet or small saucepan over medium heat. Stir butter with a wooden spoon as it starts to foam and sputter. 4. Remove butter from heat as soon as it begins to turn golden brown, ~1 minute. 5. Add 2 teaspoons lemon juice, almonds, and salt. Swirl skillet over heat for 30 seconds more to toast almonds. 6. Spoon mixture over green beans and serve.

Notes

An ultra-delicious way to eat your green veggies.

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