- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter or margarine
- 1 pound haricots verts, trimmed
- 5 whole garlic cloves, peeled
- ½ cup slivered almonds
- 1/8 teaspoon fine sea salt
- 1/8 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
Place the oil and butter or margarine in a large skillet over medium-low heat. WI H •11 it is melted, add the haricots verts. Cover and steam for 3 minutes. Uncover and allow few times during the steaming process. Haricots verts will take a shorter time; recover green beans will take closer to 5 minutes. Meanwhile, slice the garlic cloves into matchstick pieces, resembling the shave the slivered almonds. Once the green beans have turned a brighter shade of green, uncover then add the sliced garlic. Saute for 2-3 minutes, tossing, until garlic is fragrant and browned.
Add the slivered almonds, salt, and pepper Mix well; saute for 2-3 minutes. Serve hot.
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