1 - 1 ½poundsfresh green beanstrimmed and halved if desired
1tablespoonextra virgin olive oil
¼cupslivered or sliced almonds
Squeeze fresh lemon juice
Salt and freshly ground pepperto 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.