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1-pound fresh string beans, diagonally sliced 2 inches
2 tablespoons olive oil, divided
4 garlic cloves, crushed
1/3 cup slivered almonds
1 tablespoon Cajun seasoning
1 Preheat oven to 350°F
2 In a small bowl; mix and combine the almonds, Cajun seasoning and 1 tablespoon olive oil. Make sure to coat almonds with the seasoning.
3 Line a small baking pan with aluminum foil. Arrange almonds in a single layer on baking pan and bake for 7 minutes in oven. Once done, set aside.
4 In a medium size saucepot, heat 1-tablespoon oil over medium high heat. Add garlic and stir until the garlic becomes fragrant and looks fuller.
5 Add the string beans into the pot and sauté, combining the oil and garlic. Lower heat and simmer covered for 15-20 minutes or until the string beans turn a darker green color.
6 When ready to serve, arrange string beans into a serving platter and top with the Cajun almonds.