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    Broccoli and Green Bean Polka

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    24 mins

    15 mins

    9 mins

    Annacia's Note:

    Adding crunchy cashews and fresh almonds to broccoli and beans is a really great way of serving these two simple green vegetables. It makes you want to eat them for ever.

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    Ingredients:

    Servings:

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    • 1 large head of broccoli, cut into small florets, with stems trimmed on the diagonal
    • 8 ounces French beans, topped but not tailed
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil, plus extra for drizzling
    • about 10 unsalted cashews, halved lengthways
    • about 10 fresh almonds, peeled and halved length ways
    • sea salt

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Fill a large bowl half full with cold water and drop in a few handfuls of ice cubes,set aside.
    2. 2
      Plunge the broccoli florets into a large pan of salted boiling water, bring the water back to the boil, and simmer for 1 minute.
    3. 3
      Drain and refresh in the iced water.
    4. 4
      Repeat with the beans, then drain both vegetables and dry them on a cloth.
    5. 5
      Put the oil in a wok or large, non-stick frying pan and set over a high heat. When you can just see a haze rising add the cashews and toss until browned.
    6. 6
      Add the broccoli and saute for 2 minutes before tossing in the beans. Saute for another 2 minutes.
    7. 7
      Remove from the heat and toss in the almonds.
    8. 8
      Sprinkle with sea salt, drizzle with olive oil, and serve.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on February 12, 2012

      55

      Tasty and different way to prepare broccoli and green beans, and i love the recipe name too! I loved the addition of cashews and my family gobbled up all their veggies! Thanks for a great recipe that I will make again! Made for Best of 2011 Cookbook game.

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    • on December 12, 2011

      55

      I kind of wondered about this combo, but it is delicious! Such a vibrant green color! Love the blanching to keep the color from turning. The nuts with the simple seasoning of olive oil and sea salt was perfect. Thought I'd get to enjoy the tiny bit of leftovers at lunch today, but unfortunately they had been eaten by my teenage son...he loved this recipe. Thanks for sharing!

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    • on March 27, 2011

      55

      A pleasant side that is very healthy! We really enjoyed the mix of nuts as well as the veggie combo. Made as written with one very minor exception did not peel the almonds as it was just DH and I, if serving to guest would peel them just for appearances sake. Thanks for the post.

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    Nutritional Facts for Broccoli and Green Bean Polka

    Serving Size: 1 (222 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 4

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 305.8
     
    Calories from Fat 76
    24%
    Total Fat 8.4 g
    13%
    Saturated Fat 1.1 g
    5%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 60.5 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 46.4 g
    15%
    Dietary Fiber 18.2 g
    72%
    Sugars 2.5 g
    10%
    Protein 14.9 g
    29%

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