Recipe: Algerian Green Beans

Algerian Green Beans

Serves 4

Algerian green beans, called Loubia, are a nice side dish to almost any meal. Make them ahead and reheat in the oven at the last minute.


1 lb fresh green beans
3 Tbsp peanut oil
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1/2 tsp ground cumin
1/2 tsp paprika
a hefty pinch ground cloves
3 Tbsp slivered almonds


1. Steam green beans until tender, about 15 minutes (or if youlike them firmer, that’s okay too).

2. In a small skillet over medium heat, combine oil, garlic, cumin, paprika, and cloves. Saute until fragrant, about 5 minutes. Add slivered almonds and cook for 1 minute more.

3. In a large serving bowl toss green beans with seasoned oil. Serve hot.

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