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Buttery Almond Green Beans Recipe

Buttery Almond Green Beans Recipe

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
TOTAL TIME: Prep/Total Time: 30 min. YIELD:8 servings


  • 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 the beans, water and soup mix. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat; cover and simmer for 15-20 minutes or until beans are crisp-tender.
  • 2. In a small bowl, combine the almonds, cheese and paprika. Drain beans; drizzle with butter and sprinkle with almond mixture. Toss to coat. Yield: 8 servings.

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goneabroad71 User ID: 2829899 217833
Reviewed Jan. 14, 2015

"This dish was absolutely fantastic! I loved it and had been hoping to have leftovers for lunch today, but my family devoured it all! I gave it four stars instead of five only because 6 tbsp is WAY too much butter. Half that much, or even less, is plenty. But with that minor adjustment, I highly recommend this dish!"

phalehan User ID: 8181380 215876
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2014

"Made this for Christmas dinner. Added sauteed mushrooms and bacon. The family loved it, there was nothing left after dinner"

luigimon User ID: 1692040 107779
Reviewed May. 3, 2014

"I used two, 12oz bags of frozen great beans, and then followed the recipe exact. This was so good! Mine was a little redder than the picture, I think I threw some extra paprika in by mistake.....yummy! This goes in my husband's favorite recipe folder!!"

ymb User ID: 1518725 157392
Reviewed Sep. 7, 2013

"This was not for us. I'll continue with my regular recipe with bacon, much more flavorful."

barretsmommy User ID: 805374 62353
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

"Amazing! The taste is great!

I shortened the buter to 2 TBSP and it turned out great!"

Janadele User ID: 7087902 72510
Reviewed Aug. 27, 2013

"A good recipe to use fresh beans from the garden. Tasty"

spunky100 User ID: 7220203 81490
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2013

"Just loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Was so good will do anytime I have fresh green beans!"

2arizona User ID: 3530945 161179
Reviewed Aug. 24, 2013

"I love this recipe with one change instead of simmering in water I use beef broth. They come out great."

brkornhaus User ID: 118422 138263
Reviewed Feb. 14, 2011

"I used two lbs. frozen green beans instead of fresh and added about 1/4 cup chopped fresh onions as well. I also reduced the butter to 4 tablespoons and will reduce it even more next time. Delicious! I filled a bowl and made a meal out of it - they're that good!"

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