What a week it has been so far, and it is almost over. I thought for a while about what to post after yesterday’s exciting announcement, but everything felt like it would fall short! So I figured I would return to normal as best as possible and feature something fresh and seasonal.
As many of you know passover was last week as well as Easter, and for many these holidays really begin the Spring season. I went down to Texas to spend the holiday with my family, but I know in CT it was over 80F and sunny! What a way to kick off Spring parties and backyard barbecues!
I love this time of year and all of the delicious veggies that are becoming available at local markets. I have always been a big fan of green beans, and will eat them in almost any form. I really like them still crispy, my pet peeve of cooked veggies is how so many people over cook them and lose that delicious bite!
This recipe is super easy, and only takes about 15-20min max and it is perfect for your next Spring get together!
Why you need:
- 2 bags of green beans
- 3/4 cup of slivered almonds
- 1/2 stick of butter
- 1 lemon
- 1 garlic clove, minced
- salt and pepper to taste
You don’t have to use the bags of green beans, but they make your life super easy! You just cut holes in them and microwave them for 3 minutes for lightly steamed perfection.
In a cast iron pan heat up half of your butter and fry up your almonds. You want them to brown and get nice and toasted.
Once they start turning brown, add in your garlic clove and cook a further 2 minutes.
Throw in your green beans, lemon juice, and the remaining half of the butter and toss.
Season with salt and pepper to taste.
This is such a great picnic option or perfect to serve for your next dinner party. These green beans are light and crunchy and could go back to almost anything!