Preheat oven to 350°F.
Blanch green beans and set aside. Toss almonds with paprika and 1 teaspoon melted butter, and spread on a baking sheet. Bake 7 minutes until golden.
Sauté shallot in olive oil and 1 tablespoon butter for 2-3 minutes. Add blanched green beans. Remove from heat, add parsley and sprinkle with toasted nuts.