Storm the Cassoulet

Green Beans with Bacon and Almonds

on February 29, 2012

Ingredients

 1 ½ lbs. green beans, washed & cut

3 tbsps. Olive oil

½ lb. bacon, cut into pieces

½ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. pepper

¼ cup slivered almonds

 Optional:  add diced red pepper, onions, Worcestershire, brown sugar

 Method

 In a stock pot bring enough salted water to cover the green beans to a boil.

 Par boil the green beans for 3 minutes. Drain and rinse the green beans under cold water to stop the cooking.

 In a frying pan heat the oil over medium heat. Fry the bacon until brown.

 Remove the bacon to a plate covered with paper towels to drain.

 Add the green beans to the frying pan and sauté for about 5 minutes over medium heat.

 Remove the frying pan from the heat and add the chopped bacon, slivered almonds, and salt and pepper to taste.

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