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Green Beans Amandine

[AH-mahn-deen; a-mahn-DEEN] A French term referring to items which are "garnished with almonds". It is often misspelled "almondine".

Recipe Submitted by: Mike Bersell
Revised: May 14, 2000

Categories: Vegetables>Side Dishes>Vegetarian
Yield: 20 lbs.
Ingredients Amount Method
Green Beans, fresh 20 lbs. Clean and snap beans.

Bring water to a boil along with a generous amount of salt. Add beans and reduce to a simmer. Cook for 15-20 minutes, keeping beans firm.

Shock beans in ice water and reserve.

For service, heat clarified butter in sauté pan or Swiss brassier. Add green beans and toasted almonds and season with salt and pepper. Sauté beans for 3-5 minutes.
Water 5 qts.
Salt and Pepper to taste
Sliced Almonds, toasted 1 lb.
Butter, clarified 3 lbs.

Chef's Tips:
A small amount of baking soda can be added to beans during the poaching process to help maintain the color.
 

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