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Green Beans with Toasted Almonds

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Serves 5 | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes

Why I Love This Recipe

A simple healthy side dish with a gourmet twist.

Ingredients You'll Need

1 pound green beans
1/2 cup almonds
2 shallots
2 Tablespoons olive oil
Salt to taste
Pepper to taste


Boil water in a medium sized pot.

Prepare the green beans by cutting off the ends and slicing any large pieces in half. Boil for 5 minutes, drain, and set aside.

While the green beans are boiling, chop the almonds into small pieces and dice the shallots.

Heat 1 Tablespoon olive oil in a medium pan over low-medium heat. Add the almonds and stir continuously for 2 minutes. Set aside.

Increase the heat to medium-high and add the second Tablespoon of olive oil. Stir in the shallots and cook for 2-3 minutes. Then add the green beans and stir for another 2 minutes.

Remove from heat and add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately, topped with the almonds.

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