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               Warm Green Bean Salad With Pine Nuts And Basil
 
 Recipe By     : Bon Appetit  June 1998
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Beans & Peas                     Bon Appetit Magazine
                 Salads & Salad Dressings
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1 1/2  pounds        slender green beans -- trimmed
    2      tablespoons   olive oil
      1/4  cup           pine nuts
    2                    garlic cloves -- minced
   18      large         fresh basil leaves -- chopped
 
 Cook beans in large pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 5 min
 utes.  Drain.  Place beans in bowl of ice water to cool.  Drain well.  Pat dry 
 with paper towels.  (Can be made 1 day ahead.  Wrap in paper towels and refrige
 rate.)
 
 Heat oil in heavy large skillet over medium-low heat.  Add pine nuts and saute 
 until light brown, about 6 minutes.  Add garlic; stir 1 minute.  Add green bean
 s to skillet; saute until heated through, about 5 minutes.  Stir in basil.  Sea
 son with salt and pepper.  Transfer to bowl and serve.
 
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