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Photo: Alexandra Grablewski; Styling: Lynn Miller Photo by: Photo: Alexandra Grablewski; Styling: Lynn Miller

Green Beans with Shallots and Almonds

All You DECEMBER 2008

  • Yield: 8 Servings
  • Cook time:15 Minutes
  • Prep time:15 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$1.22

Ingredients

  • Salt
  • 2 pounds green beans, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 2 cups sliced shallots (about 4 large)
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds, toasted

Preparation

Fill a large bowl with ice cubes and water. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans to pot and cook until crisp-tender, about 5 minutes. Drain and plunge beans into ice bath. Drain beans again and dry on paper towels.

Warm olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add shallots and sauté until softened and lightly browned, about 7 minutes. Add green beans and butter and cook until beans are heated through, about 2 minutes. Sprinkle with toasted almonds and serve.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 150
  • Fat: 10g
  • Saturated fat: 3g
  • Protein: 4g
  • Carbohydrate: 14g
  • Fiber: 4g
  • Cholesterol: 8mg
  • Sodium: 164mg
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