Red-and-Green Beans

Red-and-Green Beans
Servings: 8 Prep 15 mins Cook 10 mins

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed and cut diagonally in half
  • 2 tablespoons plus 1 teaspoon butter
  • 1/3 cup sliced almonds
  • 1 small clove garlic, minced
  • 1/2 cup bottled roasted red peppers, cut into strips
  • 1 teaspoon Asian dark sesame oil
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon black pepper

Make It

1. Cook beans in large pot of lightly salted boiling water just until crisp-tender, 4 to 5 minutes. Drain; rinse under cold water.

2. Heat 1 teaspoon butter in skillet over medium heat. Add almonds; toss until golden, 2 minutes. Turn out onto plate.

3. Heat remaining 2 tablespoons butter in skillet. Add garlic; saute 1 minute. Add beans; toss to heat. Add red peppers, sesame oil, salt and pepper; stir. Transfer to serving dish. Top with almonds. Makes 8 servings.