Cajun Green Bean Stir-fry

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Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 11 Minutes


2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
2 teaspoons minced garlic
2 tablespoons olive oil
3/4 cup oven-roasted-flavored sliced almonds
1 1/4 teaspoons Cajun seasoning, divided


Bring beans and salted water to cover to a boil in a Dutch oven. Boil 7 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain. Plunge into ice water to stop the cooking process; drain. Wipe Dutch oven clean with paper towels.

Cook garlic in hot oil in Dutch oven over medium heat 1 minute; add beans, and sauté 2 minutes. Add almonds and 3/4 tsp. Cajun seasoning; sauté 1 minute.

Place beans in a serving dish; sprinkle with remaining 1/2 tsp. Cajun seasoning.

Note: For testing purposes only, we used Sunkist Almond Accents Original Oven Roasted Flavored Sliced Almonds.

Sarah Voisin,

Southern Living

October 2007
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