Buttery Almond Green Beans

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 30 min.


8 servings

Updated: May. 02, 2023
Toasted almonds add crunch to this no-fuss treatment for fresh beans. They get extra flavor from convenient onion soup mix and Parmesan cheese. —Edna Hoffman, Hebron, Indiana
Buttery Almond Green Beans Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 cups water
  • 1 envelope onion soup mix
  • 2/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted
  • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 6 tablespoons butter, melted


  1. In a large saucepan, combine beans, water and soup mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer until beans are crisp-tender, 15-20 minutes.
  2. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, cheese and paprika. Drain beans; drizzle with butter and sprinkle with almond mixture. Toss to coat.

Nutrition Facts

3/4 cup: 179 calories, 14g fat (6g saturated fat), 24mg cholesterol, 407mg sodium, 13g carbohydrate (4g sugars, 5g fiber), 5g protein.

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