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Green Bean Almondine with Pomegranate and Clementines (1 of 1)-2

Green Bean Almondine w/ Pomegranate & Clementines

Crisp, spring fresh green beans are lightly sauteed in organic ghee and sprinkled with a heavy helping of crunchy almonds, tart pomegranate arils, and sweet mandarin oranges.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine American
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 4
Author Amber Forbes, Slim Pickin's Kitchen

Ingredients

  • 1 lb fresh green beans steamed or blanched *see note below
  • 2 tsp organic ghee or coconut oil
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • sea salt & freshly cracked black pepper to taste
  • 1 fresh clementine zested then cut in half
  • 1 fresh clementine peeled and segmented
  • 1/4 cup fresh pomegranate arils
  • 2 tbsp chopped almonds toasted

Instructions

  1. Add a steamer basket to a large saucepan filled with water to just below the steamer. Bring water to a boil, add green beans, then steam until desired tenderness. About 5 minutes. NOTE: To skip this step, use steam in the bag green beans and cook via package directions.
  2. Add ghee or coconut oil to a large saute pan and heat over medium-high heat.
  3. Carefully add the steamed beans to the hot oil and saute for 1-2 minutes or until they start to brown.
  4. Lower the heat to medium, toss in the garlic and saute for another minute. Stir in salt & pepper and clementine zest then squeeze in the juice of half a clementine. Toss to coat.
  5. Remove from heat and transfer to your serving dish.
  6. Top sauteed green beans with pomegranate, clementine segments, and chopped almonds and serve immediately.
  7. Enjoy!