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Tiny Green Beans Amandine

Prep time 5 mins
Cook time 10 mins
Yield Makes 2 servings
Haricots verts, tiny French green beans, may be found in the produce section of large supermarkets or gourmet markets.

Ingredients

  • 1/2 pound tiny green beans (haricots verts)
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  • Salt and pepper to taste

How to Make It

  1. Cook beans in boiling salted water 5 minutes or until crisp-tender; drain.

  2. Melt butter in a medium skillet over medium heat until hot; add almonds, and sauté 2 minutes or until golden.

  3. Add beans to skillet; sauté 2 minutes. Sprinkle beans with salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.