Thyme Green Beans with Almonds

Total Time

Prep/Total Time: 25 min.


8 servings

Updated: Jul. 11, 2023
Thyme is a lovely addition to this classic vegetable side dish. The recipe is a snap to make for family, yet special enough to serve guests. —Kenna Baber, Rochester, Minnesota
Thyme Green Beans with Almonds Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 1 tablespoon minced fresh thyme or 1 teaspoon dried thyme
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/3 cup slivered almonds, toasted


  1. Place beans in a steamer basket. Place in a large saucepan over 1 in. water; bring to a boil. Cover and steam for 10-12 minutes or until crisp-tender.
  2. In a large skillet, melt butter; add the beans, thyme, salt and pepper. Cook and stir for 5 minutes or until heated through. Sprinkle with almonds.

Nutrition Facts

1 cup: 83 calories, 5g fat (2g saturated fat), 8mg cholesterol, 183mg sodium, 8g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 4g fiber), 3g protein.