- 300g green beans
- 2 tbsp olive oil
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- 2 small shallots, very finely sliced
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- 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
- squeeze lemon
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- 2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds
Cook green beans in boiling salted water until tender, then drain and cool under running water. Set aside.
Put olive oil, shallots, garlic cloves and some salt in a frying pan, then cook gently for about 8 mins until soft but not brown. Tip in the beans and a grind of pepper, toss well, then warm through. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and toasted flaked almonds.