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Green Beans and Almonds

This is a quick and healthy side dish to any Sunday dinner.

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  • Servings: 4

Source: Everyday Food, July/August 2005


  • Coarse salt and ground pepper
  • 1 3/4 pounds green beans, stem end trimmed
  • 1/2 cup sliced unblanched almonds
  • 1 tablespoon olive oil


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add green beans; cook until bright green and tender, 6 to 8 minutes. Drain in a colander; rinse under cold water, and pat dry.

  2. Meanwhile, spread nuts in a single layer on a baking sheet; toast in oven until golden brown and fragrant, about 7 minutes. Transfer to a plate to cool.

  3. In a large bowl, toss green beans with oil; season with salt and pepper. Transfer to a serving dish. Garnish with toasted almonds.

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