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Green Beans with Almonds Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Wendi Knowles

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 lbs. fresh green beans- roots removed, keep whole
1/4 cup sliced almonds
3 tbsp. butter
1 1/2 tbsp. olive oil
2 shallots- minced
1/2 lemon-zested and juiced
salt and pepper to taste

Directions:
Directions:
Salt a large pot of water and bring to a boil. In a large skillet toast the almonds until fragrand and golden brown. Remove from heat and finely chop, set aside.

Blanch the beans in the boiling water for 2-3 minutes, drain. Immediately place in an ice bath to stop the cooking. Allow to dry.

Sauté onions in butter and olive oil, season with salt and pepper. Cook until the onions start to carmelize. Toss in the beans adding the lemon zest and juice. Cook 1 to 2 minutes until warmed through. Sprinkle with almonds and serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
30 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
When toasting the almonds be vigilant as they will burn VERY quickly.

 

 

 

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