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10 Minute Green Beans

  • Author: Liz Thomson
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: Serves 4 1x
  • Category: Side Dish
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: Vegetable


These green beans are a quick and easy side dish. They only take 10 minutes to prepare!



  • 1 lb haricot verts (french style green beans)
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • 1/4 cup slivered almonds
  • 1/2 lemon
  • Salt & pepper to taste


  1. Wash the green beans and trim the ends off.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the olive oil over medium heat for 30 seconds.
  3. Add the green beans and cook for 3 minutes over medium heat.
  4. Add the almonds and continue to cook for 2-3 minutes until the green beans have a light crunch to them and the almonds are toasted.
  5. Finish with a squeeze of fresh lemon juice and add salt and pepper to taste.

Keywords: 10 minute green beans