Toasted Almond Garlic Green Beans

Toasted Almond Garlic Green Beans

Fresh string beans are delicious and nutritious. The really slender ones can often be found in specialty markets; you can use regular string beans to just don’t use the canned kind.


  • 1 pound fresh string beans, clip and remove the ends
  • Sea Salt
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 3-4 garlic cloves, finely chopped
  • 3 large shallots, diced
  • Ground pepper to taste
  • Nut Cheese (optional), get the recipe click here


  1. In a large pot of boiling and lightly salted water, blanch string beans for only 1.5 minutes
  2. Drain and immerse beans in a bowl of ice water
  3. In a saute pan or large pot sauté the shallots with some olive oil and garlic for 5-10 minutes or until lightly browned
  4. Drain the string beans and combine with the shallots
  5. Season with salt and pepper and toss
  6. Heat the mixture to warm the string beans, do not over-cook
  7. Serve and top with nut cheese

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