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Green beans with brown butter and almonds

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for green beans with brown butter and almonds.

By Emma Knowles
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 5 mins cooking
  • Serves 8
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Green beans with brown butter and almonds


  • 600 gm green beans, trimmed
  • 80 gm cold butter, coarsely chopped
  • 30 gm natural almonds, coarsely chopped
  • 2 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 2 lemons, finely grated rind only


  • 1
    Blanch beans until just tender (2-3 minutes), drain and keep warm.
  • 2
    Heat a frying pan over medium-high heat, add butter, cook until golden (3-4 minutes), add almonds, stir until golden (1 minute). Add garlic, lemon rind and beans, season to taste, toss to coat and serve warm.
  • Author: Emma Knowles