|5 min||10 min||2|
|3 cup||Green/yellow string beans, raw (both ends trimmed)|
|1/4 cup||Water, filtered|
|2 tbsp||Extra virgin olive oil|
|1 clove(s)||Garlic (minced)|
|1/4 cup||Slivered almonds (optional)|
1. Put the water and beans in a saute pan over medium heat and cover. cook for 5 minutes.
2. Uncover and add olive oil, garlic and optional almonds and cook, stirring, for 3 minutes.
The beans can be blanched ahead.
Just throw them in an ice bath once they are initially steamed, but before you cook with garlic.