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Toasted Almond Green Beans

Green beans with almonds are a midcentury classic that deserves a renaissance—start it tonight by serving this elegant side dish, which dresses up the beans with buttery, oven-toasted almonds for a burst of flavor and crunch.

Serves 6
Ready in 15 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 10 mins
147 calories per serving


> 3/4 cup ( 3 oz ) slivered almonds
> 3 tbsp butter, divided
> 1 tbsp Worcestershire sauce
> 1 1/2 tsp lemon juice
> 1/4 tsp ground cumin
> 2 cans ( 14.5 oz. each) Del Monte ® Cut Green Beans, drained
> salt, to taste
> pepper, to taste


Heat large skillet over medium-high heat. Add almonds; cook 2–3 minutes or until browned, stirring frequently, being careful not to burn. Add 2 tablespoons butter, Worcestershire sauce, lemon juice and cumin. Cook until butter has melted, stirring constantly. Set almonds aside on separate plate.
Melt remaining butter in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add beans and cook 2 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove from heat; season with salt and pepper.
Sprinkle almond mixture over beans. Toss and let stand 5 minutes before serving.

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