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Steamed Green Beans with Slivered Almonds

Steamed Green Beans with Slivered Almonds

Say good-bye to the Jolly Green Giant. You can make these fresh steamed green beans with slivered almonds so easy all by yourself.
4.50 from 8 votes
Prep Time 6 mins
Cook Time 7 mins
Total Time 13 mins
Course Vegetables
Cuisine American
Servings 6 servings
Calories 114 kcal


  • 1 - 1 ½ pounds fresh green beans trimmed and halved if desired
  • 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil
  • ¼ cup slivered or sliced almonds
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • Squeeze fresh lemon juice
  • Salt and freshly ground pepper to taste


  • Steam the green beans until tender, about 7 - 10 minutes. Heat the oil in a saute pan and add the almonds. Saute over medium heat until lightly browned. about 2 minutes. Add the green beans and butter. Turn off the heat and give it a squeeze of lemon juice. Toss together and season to taste with salt and pepper.


Serving: 1gSodium: 206mgFiber: 5gCholesterol: 5mgCalories: 114kcalPolyunsaturated Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gFat: 7gProtein: 4gCarbohydrates: 11g
Keyword easy string beans, pole beans, steamed beans, string beans
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