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Green Beans with Browned-Butter Almonds, Garlic and Mint

If you’re making this in the fall or for the holidays, swap the mint for loads of fresh, chopped flat-leaf parsley.

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Green Beans with Browned-Butter Almonds, Garlic and Mint

Green Beans with Browned-Butter Almonds, Garlic and Mint

If you’re making this in the fall or for the holidays, swap the mint for loads of fresh, chopped flat-leaf parsley.
Total Time: 15 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Keyword: beans, green beans
Servings: 6
Author: Tara Bench

Ingredients

  • 4 tablespoons (1/2 stick) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 pound trimmed haricots verts or regular green beans
  • 1 teapsoon kosher salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper
  • 3 tablespoons chopped mint

Instructions

  • Melt butter in a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds. Stir occasionally until almonds begin to turn brown and the milk solids in the butter turn brown, 5 to 6 minutes.
  • Add the garlic and cover with the haricot verts, salt, and pepper. Reduce heat to medium, cover pan with a lid or foil, and steam 3 minutes. Uncover and cook, stirring, until beans are just tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Stir in mint and serve. Top with extra mint if desired.

Notes

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LIVE LIFE DELICIOUSLY: Recipes for Busy Weekdays and Leisurely Weekends by Tara ‘Teaspoon’ Bench ($32.99, October 6, 2020, Shadow Mountain)
 
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