New Orleans Style String Beans

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Total Time
20mins
Prep
0 mins
Cook
20 mins

From Mad Hungry by Lucinda Scala Quinn. The honey and cajun seasoning make a fantastic combo. You can leave out the cognac and still have a good result, in fact it may be even better without!

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Directions

  1. Bring a large pot of salted water to a boil. Add beans and garlic. Blanch for 3 minutes and drain.
  2. Heat a large saute pan over medium heat. Add olive oil, honey, and Creole seasoning. Let honey melt in with the olive oil and spices.
  3. Pat the drained beans and garlic cloves dry with a paper towel. Add them to pan and toss gently to coat with the honey and spice mixture. Saute for 3 to 4 minutes.
  4. Turn off burner and pour cognac into the pan and flambe the beans until the alcohol is cooked off.