Green Beans Amandine:
1 1/2 pounds green beans, ends snapped
2 tablespoons butter, melted
3 small garlic cloves, minced
1/2 cup lightly packed light brown sugar
2 1/2 tablespoons dry sherry or sherry vinegar
1 1/2 tsp. apple cider vinegar
1 cup sliced almonds, toasted
1/2 tsp. freshly ground black pepper
Bring a large saucepan of generously salted water to a rolling boil, add the green beans and cook until al dente’, 6-8 minutes. Drain thoroughly and set aside.
Return the saucepan to medium heat, melt the butter then add the garlic and saute’ until softened , about 30 seconds. Whisk in the brown sugar, sherry and cider vinegar. Add the green beans and toss until well coated.
Add the almonds, 1/2 tsp. salt, and the pepper and toss until well combined. Remove from heat and serve hot.
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