1 tablespoon butter
1 1/2 lbs. Haricot Verts, French green beans, quick blanch
2 cloves garlic, chopped
1(1 inch piece) fresh ginger, peeled, julienned
1 tablespoon minced candied ginger
1/3 cup toasted sliced almonds
salt and pepper, to taste
Melt butter in large saute pan, add the beans and saute until just tender. Add the garlic and fresh ginger and saute about 1 minute. Add the candied ginger and nuts, toss, Season with salt and pepper. Serve warm.