Plain green beans are boring and dont even think about opening a can. Ugh.

Accent the flavors of fresh with this simple combination and the bowl will be empty. Super healthy and super delicious.

The Haricot Vert size of beans - which is just French for super skinny Green Beans - are very tender and easy for a bariatric person to eat.


  • 2 tablespoon2 olive oil
  • 1 garlic clove, thinly sliced
  • 8 ounces Haricot Verts - these super thin green beans are my preference for a holiday meal because they cook in minutes while the roast rests
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper
  • 1/2 cup sliced almonds


  • Saute the garlic slices in the olive oil in a non stick skillet, over medium high heat, stirring constantly until you see just a hint of golden brown.
  • Add the green beans and tossing frequently, cook until coated with the olive oil and they have softened.
  • Season well with a big pinch of salt and black pepper, add the almonds and toss until the beans are to a crisp tender doneness.
  • Arrange in a serving bowl and take to the table.
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