Green Beans Amandine
Green Beans Amandine
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
35 mins

Green beans amandine is a classic, refreshing side dish with earthy earthly flavors. 

Course: Side Dish
Servings: 10
Author: Sonia Skounaki for Primal Mediterranean Gourmet
  • 2 lb Green Beans (or haricots verts) trimmed
  • 3 Shallots halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 1/2 tbsp Extra virgin olive oil
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 tbsp parsley finely chopped
  • salt and freshly ground pepper
  1. Fill a large pot with about 5 quarts of water and bring to boil.

  2. Add the green beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.

  3. Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.

  4. Line a baking sheet with paper towels and spread the beans to dry.

  5. In a large frying pan of sauté skillet, melt the ghee over medium heat. Add the olive oil.

  6. Add the shallots and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes.

  7. Increase the heat to medium-high and add the beans and continue sautéing until heated through.

  8. Season with salt and peppers and stir in the almonds.

  9. Transfer to a serving platter, sprinkle with the parsley, and serve.

Recipe Notes

Make Ahead: The beans can be boiled up to 1 day in advance. Cover in an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use.