Garlic-Almond Green Beans is her family’s favorite way to eat this popular vegetable, writes Genny Monchamp from Redding, California. “The beans stay so bright and crisp. To speed things up even more, you could use frozen green beans instead of fresh.”
- 1 pound fresh green beans
- 2 garlic cloves, minced
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1/4 cup slivered almonds, toasted
- Pepper to taste
- Place the beans in a large saucepan and cover with water. Bring to a boil; cook, uncovered, for 8-10 minutes or until crisp-tender.
- Meanwhile, in a large skillet, cook garlic in oil for 1 minute. Drain beans. Add the beans, almonds and pepper to skillet; toss to coat. Yield: 4 servings.
Originally published as Garlic-Almond Green Beans in Taste of Home October/November 2005, p19
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Reviewed Nov. 7, 2013
"Excellent side dish! I served this with the Shrimp Scampi and angel hair pasta from the same issue."