Oriental Green Beans

4
Servings
30m
Prep Time
10m
Cook Time
40m
Ready In


"If done according to the directions, the green beans should preserve their firmness and color."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (87.1 g)
  • Calories 174.7
  • Total Fat - 10.3 g
  • Saturated Fat - 4.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.3 mg
  • Sodium - 200.9 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 17.3 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 2.6 g
  • Sugars - 13.5 g
  • Protein - 4.6 g
  • Calcium - 48.7 mg
  • Iron - 0.8 mg
  • Vitamin C - 1.5 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.1 mg

Step 1

Blanch beans by bringing large pot of (salted) water to a rolling boil and cooking covered for 1½ - 2 minutes after the water returns to a boil.

Step 2

Drain beans in colander and rinse under cold running water till cool to the touch. At this point the beans can be stored in the refrigerator for up to 24 hours in an airtight plastic bag.

Step 3

Blanch the almonds by pouring boiling water over them and then draining.

Step 4

Then pour cold water over them to stop further heating; drain again. The skins can be pinched or rubbed off if you like.

Step 5

Sauté almonds and mushrooms very briefly in butter.

Step 6

Add the green beans, then the salt and pepper.

Tips & Variations


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