Spiced breadcrumbs add a crunchy twist to traditional green beans. Remember this one for your next holiday recipe update.

Diane Morgan
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Melt butter in a skillet over medium heat. Add panko; stir constantly for 2 minutes or until golden. Remove from heat. Stir in zest and 1/4 teaspoon salt.

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  • Fill a large saucepan 2/3 full of water; bring to a boil. Add remaining 1 tablespoon salt. Add beans; cook 2 minutes. Fill a large bowl 2/3 full of ice water. Transfer beans to ice water to cool; drain.

  • Add oil to a skillet over medium heat. Add beans; sauté, stirring constantly, 3 minutes or until heated. Add lemon juice and almonds; sauté 1 minute. Season with pepper. Add panko topping; serve.

Nutrition Facts

101 calories; fat 6g; saturated fat 1g; mono fat 3g; poly fat 1g; protein 3g; carbohydrates 12g; fiber 3g; cholesterol 4mg; iron 1mg; sodium 255mg; calcium 51mg.