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Green Beans Amandine

Take a cue from the French with this easy, elegant recipe for green beans garnished with meltingly tender shallots and crunchy, toasted almonds. You can blanch the beans up to a day ahead, then store them in the refrigerator until you’re ready to serve them.

Ingredients: 

Ingredients: 

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1 ½ lbs. fresh green beans, trimmed
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3 Tbs. salted butter
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1 ½ cups sliced shallots
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3 Tbs. toasted, sliced almonds

Instructions: 

1  Blanch beans in large pot of boiling, salted water 4 to 6 minutes, or until bright green and just tender. Transfer to bowl of ice water to stop cooking, and drain once cold.

2  Melt butter in large skillet or Dutch oven over medium-high heat. Add shallots, and cook 4 minutes, or until golden, stirring frequently. Add beans; cook 1 to 2 minutes, or until heated through. Season with salt and pepper, then toss with almonds.

Nutrition Information: 

Unit (Serving Size): 
per 1/2-cup serving
Calories: 
133
Protein: 
4 g
Total Fat: 
8 g
Saturated Fat: 
4 g
Carbohydrates: 
14 g
Cholesterol: 
15 mg
Sodium: 
56 mg
Fiber: 
4 g
Sugar: 
7 g
Yield: 
serves 6