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                Haricots Verts And Red Peppers With Almonds
 Recipe By     : Gourmet December 1997
 Serving Size  : 16   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Gourmet Magazine
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   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           sliced almonds
    7                    red bell peppers
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
    2 1/2  pounds        haricots verts -- or regular green
                         -- beans
 Preheat oven to 350øF.
 In a baking pan toast almonds in one layer in middle of oven 10 to 15 minutes, 
 or until lightly colored.  Cut bell peppers into 2-inch-long strips.  In a 12-i
 nch heavy skillet heat 1 tablespoon oil over moderate heat until hot but not sm
 oking and cook half of peppers, stirring frequently, until crisp-tender, about 
 12 minutes.  Transfer cooked peppers to a serving bowl.  Cook remaining peppers
  in remaining tablespoon oil in same manner and transfer to bowl.
 In a 4-quart kettle half filled with boiling salted water cook beans until cris
 p-tender, about 3 minutes for haricots verts or about 6 minutes for regular gre
 en beans.  Drain beans in a colander and transfer to bowl.  Toss vegetables wit
 h almonds and salt and pepper to taste.
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