Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers

If you need a delicious side dish, may I suggest this recipe for Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers? Easy…delicious…and perfect for any occasion.Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!
I made these green beans as one of the side dishes for our Thanksgiving meal, but they would be great as a side dish any time of year! The flavor imparted by the browned butter sets these apart… they truly are delicious! Here’s how easy they are to make:

Toast some sliced almonds in a dry skillet for about minutes, stirring occasionally. Be careful not to burn the almonds. Remove almonds from skillet; set on a paper towel to cool.

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Cook the green beans in a pot of salted water (medium-high) for about 5 minutes.

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Add in HALF of the chopped red peppers; cook for 1 minute. Remove pan from heat, and drain veggies. Set aside.

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

In a clean skillet, place 2 large Tablespoons butter. Cook on medium heat 2-3 minutes stirring frequently until the butter has browned. Do not burn butter.

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Add cooked green beans, red peppers and HALF of the toasted almonds to the brown butter. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Stir well, to coat everything with brown butter.  Continue to cook for 1-2 minutes, until fully heated through.

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

Pour into serving bowl. Garnish dish with reserved half of toasted almonds and red peppers (fresh, not cooked). Serve, and enjoy!

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!

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Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers / The Grateful Girl Cooks!Recipe Adapted From: http://www.acedarspoon.com/green-beans-with-brown-butter-and-toasted-almonds/

Brown Butter Green Beans with Toasted Almonds & Red Peppers
 
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This simple side dish of fresh green beans, with brown butter, toasted almonds and red peppers is sure to please!
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Recipe type: Side Dish
Serves: 4 servings
Ingredients
  • 1 pound fresh green beans (with ends trimmed)
  • 2 Tablespoons butter
  • ⅓ cup slivered almonds (toasted)
  • 3 Tablespoons chopped red pepper (divided)
  • Salt and Pepper, to taste
Directions
  1. Toast sliced almonds in a dry skillet (medium-high heat) for about 3 minutes, stirring occasionally. Remove almonds from skillet; set on a paper towel to cool.
  2. Bring pan of salted water to a full boil. Cook the green beans (medium-high) for 5-6 minutes.
  3. Add HALF of the chopped red peppers to the beans, and cook for 1 additional minute. Remove from heat, and drain. Set aside.
  4. In a clean large skillet, place 2 large Tablespoons butter. Cook on medium-high heat 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently until the butter has browned and gives off a nutty aroma. Do not burn butter.
  5. Turn heat to low. Add cooked green beans, red peppers and HALF of the toasted almonds to the brown butter. Stir well, to coat everything with brown butter. Season with salt and pepper, to taste. Continue to cook for 1-2 minutes, until fully heated through.
  6. Pour into serving bowl. Garnish dish with reserved half of toasted almonds and red peppers (fresh, not cooked). Serve, and enjoy!

 

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