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Green Beans with Olives

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Category: Vegetables

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Green beans
  • 1 tb Butter
  • 1 tb Olive oil
  • 1 sm Garlic clove, minced
  • 2 Scallions, finely chopped
  • 1/2 c Pimento-stuffed green olives
  • ;sliced
  • 1 1/2 tb Lemon juice
  • Salt and pepper


Cook beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until just tender-crisp,
3 to 5 minutes. Drain in a colander and plunge immediately into ice water
to stop the cooking. Drain again, and cut into 1" pieces. Set aside. Heat
butter and olive oil in a large skillet. Add garlic and scallions and saute
until softened. Add beans, olives and lemon juice; saute until heated
through. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve immediately.

Renee Shepherd writes: "A slightly off beat but delicious combination we
enjoyed throughout the green bean season this year."

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