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Lemony Almond-Feta Green Beans

When you find a vegetable recipe that demands second helpings, it's definitely worth sharing. I made these green beans for a dinner party, and that's exactly what happened! I like to use haricots verts, the skinny type of green bean. —Samantha Bowman, Houston, Texas
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 30 min.
  • Makes
    6 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 pound fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 small onion, halved and sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, sliced
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 teaspoon grated lemon zest
  • 3 tablespoons lemon juice
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/2 cup crumbled feta cheese

Directions

  • In a large saucepan, bring 4 cups water to a boil. Add green beans; cook, uncovered, 4-5 minutes or until beans turn bright green. Remove beans and immediately drop into ice water. Drain and pat dry.
  • In a large skillet, heat butter over medium heat. Add onion; cook and stir 6-8 minutes or until tender. Add garlic; cook 1 minute longer.
  • Add green beans and almonds; cook and stir 3-4 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender. Sprinkle with lemon zest, lemon juice, salt and pepper; toss to combine. Top with cheese.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 134 calories, 9g fat (4g saturated fat), 15mg cholesterol, 224mg sodium, 10g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 5g protein.

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