Lemon Pepper Green Beans

Lemon pepper is a spice blend of lemon zest and black pepper.  It complements fresh green beans well.

Lemon Pepper Green Beans

1 lb. fresh green beans, trimmed
2 tsp lemon pepper
¼ cup sliced almonds
2 tbsp butter

  1. Place the fresh green beans in a steamer over 1 inch of boiling water and cover.  Steam the green beans until tender but still firm, about 10 minutes.  Drain.
  2. While the green beans are being steamed, melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat.  Add the sliced almonds, and sauté until lightly browned.  Season with lemon pepper.
  3. Add the steamed green beans to the skillet with almonds.  Mix well so that the green beans are coated.

Yield:  6 servings as a side dish

This recipe was adapted from Thanksgiving & Christmas: Top 200 Recipes (Allrecipes Tried & True)

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