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French Style White Kidney Beans

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Ingredients
  String beans 1⁄4 Pound (young, preferably haricots verts)
  Extra virgin olive oil 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Garlic clove 1 Large, crushed
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Canned white kidney beans 19 Ounce (1 can)
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground pepper To Taste
Directions

GETTING READY
1) In a medium saucepan of boiling salted water, cook the string beans uncovered, for 2 to 3 minutes, until crunchy but still tender and bright green.
2) Drain the beans and place aside.

MAKING
3) In a heavy medium saucepan, combine the olive oil and garlic.
4) Sauté the garlic over low heat for 10 minutes, to infuse the oil, without browning.
5) Discard the garlic.
6) Add thyme and kidney beans to the oil.
7) Cook these over low heat for 5 minutes.
8) Add the string beans and toss gently.
9) Season the beans with salt and pepper to taste.

SERVING
10) Transfer the beans on a serving platter, and serve warm or at room temperature.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Tossed
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Bean
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
20 Minutes
Servings: 
4

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