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Quick Green Beans With Toasted Almonds

Courses: Salads
Serves: 6 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/3 cup 30g / 1.1ozSliced almonds
1 1/2 lbs 681g / 24ozBlue Lake beans
1/3 cup 78mlWater
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste
  Butter - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Roast almonds in a skillet over high heat.

Place a steamer insert in the bottom of a 3-quart or larger pressure cooker. Add 1/2 cup of water and place beans in the steamer.

Cover and bring under pressure to the first red ring (8 pounds pressure) over high heat. Turn off heat and time 1 minute being careful not to go over the first red ring.

Remove from heat and use Cold Water Release Method if making in advance.

If serving immediately, place in decorative dish, dot with butter, season with salt and pepper and scatter the almonds on top of the beans.

This recipe yields 6 to 8 servings.

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