March 13, 2013

..Green Beans with Crushed Almonds

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This is probably one of my all time favorite ways to consume vegetables.  Green beans are a pretty non-offensive health food to begin with (who can really hate on them?) but with the addition of crushed almonds they really turn into a magical food.  Great way to get your iron AND some protein - hooray! Super easy recipe below.

Ingredients
1/2 cup raw unsalted almonds (crushed or chopped via a food processor).
1.5 lbs of fresh green beans (trimmed and washed) .
2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil or (EVOO)
Salt, Pepper, dash of garlic powder.

Directions
Drizzle your EVOO around the pan on medium heat.  Toss in your green beans and dash a little salt, pepper, and garlic powder over them. Move them around the pan until they are pretty evenly coated with the EVOO. Cook for 5 minutes on their own and then toss in the crushed almonds.  Cook for 5-7 more minutes on the same medium heat until the beans are slightly tender and the almonds are toasted. Enjoy!

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6 comments :

  1. these looks delicious and healthy -- thanks for sharing this! i'm always looking for new things to try making for dinner! xo

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  2. So good! Green beans are my favorite vegetable (true story) and this is such a fun way to make them even more tasty!

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  3. I'm not really a fan of almonds but this looks deeeeeLISH! I saw this on your Instagram too & was hoping you'd post a recipe (not that I probably wouldn't have been able to figure it out, but you just make it so easy)

    PS - I don't typically ask for comments but I have a post up asking for some styling help. Would love your input! :-)

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  4. My friend made these once and they were delish!

    xoxo
    Mags
    http://magsmind22.blogspot.com/

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  5. I always see this dish in restaurants, but I've never tried it myself. I love green beans (especially sauteed) so I'm excited to try this!

    Alyssa
    The Glossy Life

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  6. Hi there. The current Food on Friday on Carole's Chatter is collecting links to dishes using peas and/or green beans. I do hope you link this in. This is the link . Please do check out some of the other links – there are some good ones already. Cheers

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