Green Beans with Lemon Vinaigrette and Almonds

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 min
  • Yield: 6 servings
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2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice

2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil

Zest of 1 lemon

Kosher salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 1/2 pounds green beans, trimmed and halved

1/2 cup toasted sliced almonds


  1. For the vinaigrette, combine the lemon juice, olive oil, lemon zest and salt and pepper to taste in a small bowl. Whisk until combined. Set aside. 
  2. In a large pot, bring 6 quarts of salted water to a boil. Add the green beans and cook for 4 minutes. Drain and place the beans in a serving dish. Toss with the vinaigrette and almonds and serve.