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crunchy green beans with hazelnut garlic butter christmas_sidedish

Green Beans With Hazelnut Garlic Butter

The Home Cook's Kitchen
These crunchy green beans with hazelnut garlic butter are so easy to make and so delicious! They make the perfect side dish for any Christmas feast or occasion!
Prep Time 5 mins
Cook Time 2 mins
Total Time 6 mins
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Western
Servings 4 people
Calories 39 kcal


  • ½ lbs green beans
  • ½ tbsp butter
  • 1 garlic clove minced
  • ½ tbsp hazelnuts crushed


  • Top and tail beans.
  • Blanch beans - place beans in a large bowl and pour boiling water over them. Sit for 90 seconds, drain then immediately run under cold water to stop the cooking process.
  • Dry off beans with a paper towel, wipe out water from bowl and place beans back into it.
  • Melt butter for 20 seconds in microwave.
  • Add garlic to butter mixture.
  • Pour garlic butter over beans and toss.
  • Sprinkle with hazelnuts.
  • Serve