Spicy String Beans with Toasted Almonds

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 4 servings
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Ingredients

4 tablespoons butter

1/4 cup slivered almonds

1 tablespoon minced garlic

1 red jalapeno, sliced into half moons

3/4 pound green beans, snipped and blanched

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

Dash fresh lemon juice

Directions

  1. In a large saute pan over medium-high heat, add the butter. Cook the butter until browned and nutty, about 1 to 2 minutes. Add the almonds and toast, tossing frequently for about 1 minute. Stir in the garlic and jalapeno, then add the green beans and toss until warmed through. Season the beans with salt and pepper, to taste, and a dash of fresh lemon juice. Transfer to a serving dish and serve.