Green Beans With Garlic and Ham

Recipe by Normaone
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READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 10
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Bring a large pot of water to a boil.
  • Add garlic; cook 8 minutes until very tender.
  • Transfer to a paper towel using a slotted spoon.
  • Pat dry.
  • Add salt to pot; return water to boil and add green beans.
  • Cook beans until just tender, about 6 minutes.
  • Drain beans, rinse under cold water, pat dry and set aside.
  • Heat 2 T oil in heavy nonstick skillet over medium-high heat.
  • Add ham and saute until crisp, 6 or 7 minutes depending on the moisture content of the ham.
  • Set aside.
  • Can be prepared 1 day ahead.
  • Keep garlic separate from beans and ham.
  • Melt butter with remaining oil in a large heavy skillet over medium high heat.
  • Add garlic and mash with a fork or the back of a spoon.
  • Add green beans and ham.
  • Toss until heated through and coated with garlic.
  • Season to your taste with salt and pepper.
  • Serve.
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