2 tablespoons butter
1/4 cup sliced almonds
Salt and pepper
Place 1 inch of water and beans in 3-quart saucepan. Bring to a boil
over medium-high heat. Reduce heat to medium. Cover; cook until beans
are crisp-tender, 6 to 10 minutes. Drain.
Melt butter in heavy large skillet over medium heat. Add almonds;
cook and stir until almonds are golden brown, 1 to 2 minutes. Remove
from heat; stir in beans. Season with salt and pepper.