Green Beans With Almonds and Thyme
Green Beans With Almonds and Thyme

SIMPLE green beans, blanched then sautéed in butter with thyme and toasted almonds, SO GOOD! Perfect vacation site

Green beans are the labradors of the vegetable world, they just seem to get along with everyone! For this reason, you’ll usually find an incarnation of green beans on a holiday menu.

More great green bean recipes!

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  • Roasted green beans with shallots and pancetta
  • Creamy green beans and mushrooms
  • Stir fried green beans with ginger and onions

Green beans with almonds and thyme

preparation time
10 mins

cooking time
20 minutes

total time
30 minutes

8 servings


  • 2 lb (fresh or frozen) green beanstrimmed

  • 1/4 cup (1/2 floor butter

  • 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard

  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

  • 2 tablespoon fresh thymechopped

  • 1/3 Cup slivers of almondslightly toasted


  1. Cook Green Beans:

    In a large saucepan of salted boiling water (1 1/2 teaspoons salt per quart of water), cook the green beans until just crisp, about 5 minutes.

  2. Shock the green beans in ice water:

    Drain the beans and place in a large bowl of ice water to cool completely. (The ice water turns the beans a bright green color.)

    Drain the beans well. At this point, you can make the beans a day ahead and store them in the fridge.

    Alternatively, you can steam the beans for 5 minutes and proceed directly to the skillet.

  3. Sauté beans with butter and thyme:

    Melt the butter in a large, heavy skillet over medium-high heat. Stir in half of the fresh thyme (1 tbsp), the Dijon mustard, and the garlic salt into the butter.

    Add the beans to the pan and toss until warmed through, about 4 minutes. Pour into a serving bowl.

  4. Sprinkle with toasted almonds:

    and the remaining 1 tbsp thyme.

nutritional information (per serving)
117 calories
8g Fat
10g carbohydrates
3g protein
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