Sautéed Green Beans with Smoked Paprika and Almonds

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Appears in Cook's Illustrated November/December 2008

Parboiling, shocking, drying, sautéing—do you really need a four-step process to produce tender, evenly cooked beans?

SERVES4

TIME35 minutes

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

We wanted a green bean recipe that gave us tender, lightly browned, fresh-tasting beans in just one pan. Reversing the conventional process of blanching and then sautéing, we sautéed the beans first, then added water to the pan and covered ...

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