Green Beans & Crispy Kale with Toasted Almonds

This fabulous Christmas side dish is a great choice for veggie and non-veggies alike
Green beans with Crispy Kale & Toasted Almonds
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Green beans with Crispy Kale & Toasted Almonds
November 13, 2018
Level Easy
Preparation Time 10 minutes
Cooking Time 20 minutes
Serves 4-6

RECIPE BY Katelyn Allegra
FOOD STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra
PROP STYLING BY Katelyn Allegra, Cassandra Upton & Sophia-Maria Eygelaar


300g kale leaves, stems removed
spinneysFOOD Salt and Black Pepper, to taste
2 tbsp extra-virgin olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
100g flaked almonds
600g green beans, trimmed


  • 1

    Preheat the oven to 180°C, gas mark 4. Place the kale leaves on a baking tray, drizzle with olive oil and season well. Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crispy and dry. Allow to cool.

  • 2

    Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the almonds and lemon zest. Fry, while stirring, until the almonds are toasted and fragrant. Add the beans and toss to combine then cover and cook for 3 minutes or until tender. Add the lemon juice, season well and serve topped with the crispy kale leaves.



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