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Recipe: Green Beans

Make your green beans stand out at any meal.

Make your green beans stand out at any meal

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This recipe for green beans is anything but bland. With a drizzle of olive oil and some sliced almonds, you won't need to be reminded to eat your veggies. It's super simple to make and is a healthy side to any meal. 


  • 6-8 cups French green beans
  • ½ cup almond slices, toasted
  • Generous drizzle of extra virgin olive oil
  • Salt (to taste)
  • Pepper (to taste)


Blanch the beans in boiling salted water for 30 seconds to 1 minute, depending on how tender you want them. Drain and shock beans in ice water. Right before serving, sauté in a pan with olive oil, salt, pepper and toasted almond slices, enjoy!

Servings: Makes 6-8 servings


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