Easy Buttered Green Beans and Carrot Sticks

READY IN: 27mins
SERVES: 6-8
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
  • 2
    lbs green beans, ends trimmed
  • 10
    ounces carrots, peeled (cut into matchstick strips)
  • 3 -4
    tablespoons butter
  • 2 -3
    tablespoons olive oil
  • salt and black pepper
  • chopped nuts (optional)
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cook the green beans in a pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender (about 5-6 minutes).
  • Transfer beans to a bowl of ice water using a slotted spoon (do not discard the water).
  • Boil the carrot sticks in the same water until crisp-tender (about 1 minute) then transfer to the same bowl of ice water with the beans.
  • Place the beans and carrots on a paper towel and pat them dry.
  • Up to this point you can refrigerate until ready to saute them.
  • In a large skillet or a medium pot melt the butter with oil.
  • Add in the beans and carrot sticks; toss until hot (about 2 minutes).
  • Season with salt and pepper.
  • Transfer to a large serving bowl and sprinkle with nuts if desired.
  • Delicious!
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