Sauteed String Beans with Almonds
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Forget fattening green bean casserole. These string beans are simple and flavorful, with lots of almond crunch.
slivered almonds½ cup(s)
olive oil2 tsp
garlic clove(s)3 clove(s), medium, minced
uncooked green snap beans8 cup(s), fresh, trimmed, or thawed if frozen
canned chicken broth½ cup(s), or vegetable broth
table salt½ tsp, or to taste
black pepper¼ tsp, freshly ground, or to taste
- Place almonds in a large dry skillet and place pan over medium heat. Cook until nuts are golden brown, shaking pan frequently, about 2 to 4 minutes. Remove nuts from pan; set aside.
- Heat oil in same skillet over medium-high heat. Add garlic and cook , stirring, 1 minute. Add string beans and sauté 1 minute. Add broth to pan; cover and steam until string beans are crisp-tender, about 3 to 5 minutes. Add salt and pepper; stir to coat. Remove from heat; stir in toasted almonds. Yields about 3/4 cup per serving.