May 2017 – Recipe of the Month: Garlic Almond Green Beans

Our volunteers love to harvest all of our vegetables, but green beans are a stand out favorite. They’re a delicious sign of summer that we want everyone to experience. Our May Recipe is a classic dish that cooks of all skills can make at home any night of the week.

Garlic Almond Green Beans

Adapted from Whisk Affair


  • 2 cups of green beans
  • 1 tbsp of butter
  • 1 tbsp of olive oil
  • 2 tsp of chopped garlic
  • ¼ cup of slivered almonds
  • Salt to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice
  • ½ tsp red chili flakes

Heat the butter and olive oil in a pan. Once the oil is hot, add the garlic and fry until slightly browned. Add almonds and fry until browned. Then add the beans and salt and cook for an additional 3-4 minutes. Remove from heat. Sprinkle lemon juice and red chilli flakes on top and mix well. Serve hot!

Read the rest of the May Sprout!

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