- 1 1/2 pounds fresh green beans, trimmed
- 1 tablespoon (1 turn around the pan) extra-virgin olive oil
- 1 tablespoon butter
- Toasted slivered or sliced Aurora almonds, for garnish
- Cook green beans 5 minutes in 1-inch boiling water, covered. Drain beans and return pan to heat.
- Add oil and butter pat to the pan. Toss beans in oil and melted butter. Season beans with a little salt and transfer to a serving plate.
- Garnish green beans with toasted slivered or sliced almonds.