Green Beans with Shiitake Mushrooms and Almonds
Recipe type: Phase 1 • Side
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Serves: 4
  • ½ pound green beans
  • 2 tablespoons extra virgin olive oil
  • 1 shallot
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 4 ounces shiitake mushrooms (caps only), sliced
  • ½ teaspoon sea salt
  • ½ teaspoon thyme leaves
  • ½ teaspoon freshly chopped basil
  • 1 teaspoon raw apple cider vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons sliced almonds
  1. Steam the green beans for 5-6 minutes.
  2. Heat a medium-sized frying pan over medium heat for about 1 minute, or until hot.
  3. Add the oil and sauté the shallot and garlic for 1 minute, or until just limp.
  4. Add the steamed green beans and the mushrooms and sauté for 2 minutes.
  5. Stir in the salt, thyme, basil and vinegar and sauté for 1 minute.
  6. Sprinkle on the almonds and serve immediately.
Cook’s Note: Next time you are serving green beans, cook some extra and use the leftovers in this tasty, easy-to-make side dish. You can even use these beans as a salad topping.
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