PREP TIME                                   COOK TIME

10 minutes                                       10 minutes

TOTAL TIME

20 minutes

SERVINGS: 4 servings

INGREDIENTS
  • 4 quarts water divided
  • 1 1/8 teaspoon kosher salt divided
  • 4 cups ice cubes
  • 1 pound green beans or haricot verts
  • 1 tablespoon Nuvo olive oil
  • 3/4 cup red onions thinly sliced, about half an onion
  • 2 cloves garlic thinly sliced
  • 1 teaspoon orange rind grated
  • 2 tablespoons orange juice
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 tablespoon sliced almonds
INSTRUCTIONS
  1. Add 3 quarts of water and 1 teaspoon salt to a large pot. Heat pot over high heat until a rolling boil is reached and large bubbles break the surface.
  2. Add green beans to boiling water and cook for 2 minutes. Drain and transfer to a large bowl filled with ice water. Allow beans to sit in ice bath for at least 5 minutes, and then drain well.
  3. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat. Add oil to the pan, swirl to coat. Add red onions and garlic, sauté 3 minutes or until tender, do not allow garlic to brown.
  4. Add green beans to the pan and stir well. Add orange rind and juice, 1/8 teaspoon salt and pepper, sauté 2 minutes. Season with more salt and pepper as desired.
  5. Serve beans warm topped with almonds and a dash of your favorite Nuvo Extra Virgin.