Lemon Green Beans

Lemon Green Beans Amandine - an easy and delicious side dish!

Hi everyone! I’m Jen from Yummy Healthy Easy. I’m super excited to be here at Lil Luna today to share one of my fave side dish recipes!

A little about me: I live in beautiful Southern California with my husband and our four wild and crazy boys. You could say I’m surrounded by testosterone all day, ha! You’ll usually find me blogging at YHE about healthier budget & family friendly dishes, but I also enjoy sharing yummy desserts, too! Thanks for having me today!

I’ll be honest, I hate coming up with new side dishes at dinnertime. I tend to make the same things over and over. I’m guilty of just steaming a veggie and calling it a day. But these green beans are not your typical side dish. Have you heard of green beans amandine? Amandine just means that a dish is garnished with almonds. I am a HUGE almond fan. I love adding them to just about everything – from oatmeal for breakfast to salmon at dinner. Everything is better with almonds!

These green beans also have a zippy lemon flavor that makes this side dish something special. We just moved into a new house about a month ago and we have a lemon tree in our new backyard – YAY! I have lemons coming out of my eyeballs now. A little lemon zest and some lemon juice brings the best flavor out in these green beans. They are absolutely delicious! Read More »

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