Blistered Green Beans

Cook trimmed green beans in boiling or almost boiling water for 6-10 minutes, until tender and that squeaky texture is gone. At this point, you can stick in the fridge and finish preparing later -- this is a great way to do fresh veggies for a big meal like Thanksgiving or Christmas.

Heat a large skillet pan, then add butter/oil/bacon fat to coat the bottom of the pan.

Add parboiled green beans, searing/blistering the beans and stirring.

Add seasonings (pick one grouping), stir & cook a little longer, then serve.

Group A:
minced garlic
red pepper flakes

Group B:
drips of sesame oil
sesame seeds

Group C:
reduced balsamic vinegar
cracked black pepper

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