Garlic Green Beans w/ Prosciutto
Yield: 6 servings
Prep Time: 15 min
Cook Time: 8 min
12 ounces French Haricot Verts (green beans)
2 Tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil
2 cloves garlic, minced
1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
1/3 cup toasted slivered almonds
1/4 cup diced prosciutto
1 Tablespoon dried basil
splash of dry vermouth
salt and pepper to taste
1. Steam beans to crisp texture- do not overcook.
2. Meanwhile, heat olive oil in a large skillet on medium-low heat. Add garlic and bell pepper and saute for 1 minute or until garlic releases its aroma. Add almonds, prosciutto, basil and a splash of vermouth, stirring lightly. Add mixture to the beans and toss lightly. Add salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm.
*You can usually find large bags of Haricot Verts at Costco.
*If you are preparing this recipe as GLUTEN FREE, just be sure to use prosciutto that does not have any added gluten.
Source: RecipeGirl.com (Inspired by "HomeCookin" Cooking.com BB)