Buttery Beans With Almonds

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 20 min
  • Prep: 8 min
  • Cook: 12 min
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1 pound halved wax beans

1 pound halved green beans

salt water

1/4 cup sliced almonds

3 tablespoons melted butter

1 tablespoon lemon juice

2 tablespoons chopped chives

salt and pepper


  1. Boil 1 pound each halved wax beans and green beans in salted water until crisp-tender, 8 minutes; drain. Cook 1/4 cup sliced almonds in 3 tablespoons melted butter until golden, 4 minutes. Remove from the heat; stir in 1 tablespoon lemon juice. Toss with the beans and 2 tablespoons chopped chives. Season with salt and pepper.