These Garlic Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds Recipe is equally good as a quick weeknight side dish as a pretty addition to your holiday menu! This is one of those recipes I’ve made so many times, I forgot I’ve never shared it here. Sometimes simple recipes feel too simple, but at the same time I intuitively know: simple is what you’re seeking. I know because it’s what I’m seeking, too.
Simple is what I need at the end of a long day when it’s time for dinner and I know I want to put something green on my dinner table. Simple is what I crave when my kids are complaining that they’re staaaarving and I’ve just started to prepare dinner. Simple is more than what I seek. Simple is what I need.
Despite their simplicity, these Garlic Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds are not basic. Even non-green-bean fans have said they love these. What can I say? Butter and garlic. Simple, but delicious.
I don’t always add the toasted almonds on top, but when I do it elevates these simple Butter Garlic Green Beans enough that they could totally have a place on your holiday tables. You can blanch them ahead of time, and then it takes less than five minutes to prepare and serve these. They are a perfect no-fuss addition to your Thanksgiving or Christmas menu. I hope you try them soon!
Need more delicious side dish ideas? You’ve got to try this recipe for White Beans with Tomatoes and Fresh Basil!Print
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