Wednesday, March 9, 2011
String Beans with Almonds
1/2 - 3/4 lb raw stringbeans (preferably Hericot Verts)
1/2 cup of sliced almonds
2 tablespoons unsalted margarine
2 teaspoons of Krazy Janes Mixed up Salt (you can use coarse salt as a substitute)
Clean String beans, snapping off end that is not pointed place in a microwave bowl and set aside. Melt 1 tablespoon of margarine in a small frying pan, once melted add the Krazy Janes mixed up salt and stir until combined, add almonds and continue to stir over medium heat until almonds are lightly toasted. Take pan off heat and let almonds cool. Right before ready to serve, place string beans in the microwave and cook on high for 3-4 minutes until steamed but still crunchy. Add 1 tablespoon of margarine to steamed string beans and toss to coat. Top with prepared almonds and serve immediately.