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Green Beans with Toasted Garlic and Almonds-Thanksgiving


Womans Day-November 2011
Make It Ahead- Partially prepare the green beans. Boil the beans until just tender, then plunge into a bowl of ice water to stop the cooking. Drain and refrigerate for up to 2 days. To reheat, add to the skillet with the toasted garlic and almonds and cook, tossing until heated through.

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  • Kosher salt and pepper
  • 2 lb green beans, trimmed
  • 3 Tbsp olive oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds


Preparation time 15mins
Cooking time 15mins


Step 1

1. Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Add 1 Tbsp salt, then the green beans, and cook until just tender, 3 to 4 minutes. Drain.
2. Meanwhile , heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the garlic and cook, stirring, for 1 minute. Add the almonds and cook, stirring occasionally, until golden brown, 2 to 3 minutes.
3. Add the green beans to the skillet, season with 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp pepper and toss to coat. Serve warm or at room temperature.


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