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Green Beans Amandine
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Green Beans Amandine

Green beans amandine is a classic, refreshing side dish with earthy earthly flavors. 
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time35 mins
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


  • Fill a large pot with about 5 quarts of water and bring to boil.
  • Add the green beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
  • Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Line a baking sheet with paper towels and spread the beans to dry.
  • In a large frying pan of sauté skillet, melt the ghee over medium heat. Add the olive oil.
  • Add the shallots and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes.
  • Increase the heat to medium-high and add the beans and continue sautéing until heated through.
  • Season with salt and peppers and stir in the almonds.
  • Transfer to a serving platter, sprinkle with the parsley, and serve.


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