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Green Beans with Candied Almonds and Fresh Goat Cheese



prep time:

15 mins

cook time:

10 mins

Total time:

25 mins





  • Vermont Creamery Sea Salt Cultured Butter - 82% Butterfat

    1 tablespoon

  • 2 tablespoons sugar

  • 2 ounces almonds


  • 2 pounds green beans, trimmed

  • ½ cup water

  • Vermont Creamery Sea Salt Cultured Butter - 82% Butterfat

    2 tablespoons

  • 1 cup onion

  • ½ teaspoon Kosher salt

  • ¼ teaspoon pepper

  • Vermont Creamery Goat Cheese, crumbled

    2 ounces

  • Directions

    1. LIne baking sheet with parchment paper. Melt 1 tablespoon butter in nonstick skillet over medium-low heat. Add sugar; stir until dissoved. Add almonds; cook, stirring occasionally, 3-5 minutes or until almonds begin to brown. Immediately spread onto prepared baking sheet. Cool completely
    2. Combine green beans and water in 12-inch sauté pan with high sides; cover. Cook over medium-high heat 5 minutes. Uncover; cook until water is evaporated. Reduce heat to medium; add 2 tablespoons butter, onion, salt and pepper. Sauté until onion is cooked and beans are browned in spots. Remove to serving plate. Top with goat cheese and candied almonds. Serve immediately.