simple green bean salad

Here's a simple recipe that is fresh and light. Green beans are in season at the moment, so they only need to be steamed briefly. Adding a little red onion provides a tangy flavor while the toasted almonds add depth. Enjoy...

Green beans, cleaned, enough to feed anyone who will be eating
1 small red onion, sliced thinly
handful of almonds, toasted
olive oil to drizzle
salt and pepper to taste


1. Steam beans until brightly colored, only a couple of minutes. Rinse under cold water when done to slow down the cooking process.
2. Toss beans, sliced onions, toasted almonds**, and drizzle with olive oil. Add salt and pepper to taste.

**Take whole almonds, chop coarsely and toast over medium heat in a heavy skillet until fragrant.

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