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Green Beans Amandine
Green beans amandine is a classic, refreshing side dish with earthy earthly flavors.
Sonia Skounaki for Primal Mediterranean Gourmet
Green Beans (or haricots verts)
halved lengthwise and thinly sliced
Extra virgin olive oil
salt and freshly ground pepper
Fill a large pot with about 5 quarts of water and bring to boil.
Add the green beans and cook until tender, about 5 minutes.
Drain and rinse with cold water to stop the cooking process.
Line a baking sheet with paper towels and spread the beans to dry.
In a large frying pan of sauté skillet, melt the ghee over medium heat. Add the olive oil.
Add the shallots and sauté until translucent, about 4 minutes.
Increase the heat to medium-high and add the beans and continue sautéing until heated through.
Season with salt and peppers and stir in the almonds.
Transfer to a serving platter, sprinkle with the parsley, and serve.
Make Ahead: The beans can be boiled up to 1 day in advance. Cover in an airtight container and refrigerate until ready to use.