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Garlicky Green Beans

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From The Boston Globe Magazine, Sheryl Julian and Julie Riven, 2004 September 19.

Serves 4.

  • 1 pound green beans, trimmed
  • 3 tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • Salt, to taste

Bring a large pot of water to a boil. Drop in the green beans and let the water return to a boil. Cook for 2 to 3 minutes or until the beans are tender but still have some bite. Drain them into a colander and rinse the beans. shake the colander to remove the excess water.

In a large skillet, heat the oil. Cook the garlic over medium heat for 2 minutes, stirring often, or until it is golden.

Add the beans with salt. Cook over medium heat, tossing them frequently, for 3 to 5 minutes or until tender. Remove from the heat and serve at once.

Notes: Haven't tried it yet.

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