Pomegranate Green Beans

Recipe by Sweet Basil Cafe

Pomegranate Green Beans

Serves 8

Splash of olive oil

4 cups fresh green beans

1/4 cup pearl onions

1/2 cup diced shallots

1 cup vegetable stock

1/8 cup sliced almonds

1/8 cup chopped fresh herbs (mint or cilantro, or your preference)

1/4 cup pomegranate seeds, fresh

Salt and pepper to taste

In sauté pan, heat oil and add beans, onions and shallots. Cook over medium heat and stir until lightly soft. Add stock to pan and cook until reduced by 3/4. Toss in almonds, herbs and pomegranate seeds and cook for one minute. Remove from heat and serve. May add a dash of campari or grenadine for flavor.