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Algerian Green Beans with Almonds


1 lb
fresh greenbeans
4 cups
water, salted
3 tbs
peanut oil
1 clove
garlic, mashed
1/2 tsp
ground cumin
1/4 tsp
1/4 tsp
ground cloves
1 tbs
slivered almonds
(serves 4)


(1) Clean and trim green beans.
Simmer in lightly salted water until just tender, about 30-45 minutes.
Drain and put in serving dish.

(2) Put remaining ingredients (except almonds) in a saucepan over medium heat and cook for two minutes, stirring constantly.
Add the almonds and stir briefly to coat.

(3) Pour the oil mixture over the green beans and toss gently until beans are thoroughly coated. Serve warm.

NOTES Canned green beans are not an acceptable substitute in this recipe.
Powdered garlic is probably OK.

RATING Difficulty: easy.
Time: 10 minutes preparation, 50 minutes cooking.
Precision: approximate measurement OK.

Recipe group: Main,Side dish.
Should you try this recipe out we would be very grateful for a photo of the finished dish. Please send by E-Mail to rezepte(at) (JPEG or TIFF format).
Thank you in advance.

This recipe from Karen Kolling, California, USA - kolling@src.DEC.COM was inserted by Renato Pichler / 2002-04-30 22:26:20

This is a recipe from the European Vegetarian Union database (
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