Green Bean Almondine is an easy and flavorful vegetable side dish that is fancy yet simple and to make. Kid friendly and quick, this classic French recipe will be a family favorite. Made with applewood smoked bacon, almond slices, and lemon zest, these green beans have a simple yet elegant and bright flavor.
1. Gather your ingredients and tools. The first step is to gather the ingredients you need to make the process even faster. Get a large skillet out, and prepare an ice water bath for when the green beans are done cooking.
2. Place the green beans in a large saucepan filled with water that has been salted. The salt will help flavor the green beans and also help the green beans retain their bright green color. Boil for 3-5 minutes or until they are crisp tender.