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pesto coated green beans sprinkled with almonds
Vegan Pesto Green Beans with Almonds
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
20 mins

A delicious 4 ingredient side dish that comes together in under 30 minutes. These vegan pesto green beans with almonds are crispy and flavorful made with just a handful of ingredients either in the oven or in the skillet! Perfect fall or Thanksgiving side dish. 

Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Healthy, Vegan
Servings: 4
Calories: 102 kcal
Author: Vicky
  • 8 ounces green beans washed trimmed dried8 ounces green beans, washed trimmed dried
  • 1 clove garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons vegan basil pesto
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice optional
  • 1/4 cup blanched almonds chopped
  • 1 teaspoon extra virgin olive oil
  1. Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. 

  2. In a large bowl combine green beans with garlic, vegan basil pesto, oil, lemon juice and salt and pepper to taste. Bake green beans on aluminum foil lined baking sheet in a single layer for 12-15 minutes. 

  3. Heat pan over medium heat and add almonds. Cook for a few minutes until almonds are toasted and lightly browned. Serve green beans sprinkled with toasted almonds.

Recipe Notes

To prepare the green beans with almonds in a pan:

Heat skillet over high heat and add green beans and enough water to almost cover them. Cook for a few minutes until water has evaporated and green beans have softened a bit. 

Add oil the pan and garlic. Cook for 2-3 minutes. 

Add pesto and mix. 

Serve topped with toasted almonds. 

Nutrition Facts
Vegan Pesto Green Beans with Almonds
Amount Per Serving
Calories 102 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 171mg5%
Carbohydrates 6g2%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 2g2%
Protein 3g6%
Vitamin A 540IU11%
Vitamin C 7.7mg9%
Calcium 52mg5%
Iron 0.8mg4%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.