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green bean almondine

Recipe by
Sara Andrea
Eugene, OR

This is a wonderful compliment to a traditional Thanksgiving Dinner. However, they're good any time!

yield 6 or more
method Bake

Ingredients For green bean almondine

  • 2
    heads of garlic
  • 2 + Tbsp
    olive oil
  • 1 lb
    fresh green beans
  • 1 tsp
  • 1/3 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1 pinch
  • 2 oz
    crumbled blue cheese
  • salt and pepper

How To Make green bean almondine

  • 1
    Cut top off garlic cloves exposing cloves. Pour olive oil over top and wrap in tin foil. Bake at 375 degrees for 1 hour.
  • 2
    Boil green beans 4-6 minutes until they turn bright green. Drain and transfer to large bowl of ice water to cool. Drain and set aside.
  • 3
    Melt butter in large skillet. Add almonds. Cook and stir until lightly browned, 3-4 minutes.
  • 4
    Toss green beans in the a large baking dish with lid. Add garlic from the roasted cloves by squeezing the tin foil over the green beans. Excess olive oil and mashed garlic should easily transfer. Add additional tablespoon of olive oil and almonds. Mix to combine. Season with cayenne, salt, and pepper. Top with blue cheese.
  • 5
    Bake 15 minutes at 400 degrees.