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Green Beans And Red Peppers With Almonds

Type: Vegetables
Courses: Side dish
Serves: 8 people

Recipe Ingredients

1/2 cup 46g / 1.6ozSliced almonds
3   Red bell peppers - (abt 2 lbs)
1 tablespoon 15mlOlive oil
1 1/4 lbs 567g / 20ozGreen beans or haricots verts
  Salt - to taste
  Freshly-ground black pepper - to taste

Recipe Instructions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

In a baking pan, toast almonds in one layer in middle of oven 10 to 15 minutes, or until lightly colored. Cut bell peppers into 2-inch-long strips.

In a 12-inch heavy skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over moderate heat until hot but not smoking and cook half of peppers, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender, about 12 minutes. Transfer cooked peppers to a serving bowl. Cook remaining peppers in remaining tablespoon oil in same manner and transfer to bowl.

In a 4-quart kettle half filled with boiling salted water, cook beans until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes for green beans or about 3 minutes for haricots. Drain beans in colander and transfer to bowl. Toss vegetables with almonds and salt and pepper, to taste.

This recipe yields 8 servings.

SARA'S SECRETS with Sara Moulton - (Show # SS-1A22) - from the TV - FOOD NETWORK


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