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Green Beans Almondine

Looking for a sensational side dish? Our take on the classic French recipe Green Beans Almondine is full of flavour and texture.

How long will it take?

25 minutes

What’s the serving size?

Serves 6

What do I need?

  • 1 small red onion, sliced
  • 3 tbsp salted butter
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1kg green beans
  • 1 tsp salt to taste  
  • ½ tsp pepper
  • 1 tbsp lemon zest
  • 1/3 cup almonds, roughly chopped

How do I make it?

  1. In a large frying pan, heat butter and olive oil over medium-low heat. Once melted, add sliced red onion. Sauté for 8-12 minutes or until soft and caramelized. Add garlic and cook for 1 minute.
  2. While onion is cooking, bring a large saucepan of salted water to a boil. Add green beans and cook for 2-3 minutes.
  3. Drain beans and add to frying pan. Season with salt and pepper. Cook for 2-3 minutes.
  4. To serve, place beans on a platter and top with lemon zest and almonds.


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