Donna Hay's delicious take on Green beans.


  • 40g unsalted butter

  • 1 tbsp extra virgin olive oil

  • 1 cup (or 140g) slivered almonds

  • 2 tbsp finely shredded lemon zest

  • ½ cup oregano leaves

  • 800g green beans, trimmed

  • 2 tbsp lemon juice

  • Sea salt

  • Cracked black pepper


  • 1.

    Melt the butter and oil in a large deep-sided frying pan over medium heat. Add the almonds, lemon zest and oregano. Cook, stirring, for 2 minutes or until light golden. Add the beans and toss to combine.

  • 2.

    Cover with a tight-fitting lid and cook for a further 3 minutes, until the beans are just cooked.

  • 3.

    Remove from the heat, add the lemon juice, salt and pepper and toss to combine.

Nutritional information

Nutritional analysis per serving (6 servings)

  • Energy 258kj
  • Fat Total 17g
  • Saturated Fat 4g
  • Protein 7g
  • Carbohydrate 25g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Sodium 426mg

Note: The information shown is Edamam's estimate based on available ingredients and preparation. It should not be considered a substitute for a professional nutritionist's advice.

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Posted by PerkyReport
Why do you use unsalted butter and then add salt to the recipe??