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Saturday, April 7, 2007

Green beans with macadamia and garlic butter

Ingredients :
12 oz (375 gr) green beans,trimmed
freshly ground black pepper to taste
1-2 tsp butter
1/2 cup ( 2 1/2 oz/ 75 g ) toasted macadamia nuts,coarsely chopped
2 cloves garlic,crushed.
Put beans in a bamboo steamer or steamer basket.Partially fill a wok or pot with water ( steamer should not touch water) and bring to a rapid simmer.Put steamer over water, cover, and steam until beans are cooked but still firm, 4-5 minutes.Transfer beans to a bowl and sprinkle with pepper.
While beans are cooking,melt butter in a small saucepan, add nuts and garlic, and brown lightly.Remove from heat and pour over beans.
Serves 4

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