An elegant and easy side dish that goes together in minutes. Mom always made this at Thanksgiving. It's nice with a big meal when the oven and stove are already being used.
1/4 cup slivered almond
1 tablespoon butter or margarine
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 (9 ounce) package frozen green beans
Place almonds and butter in a 1-quart casserole.Microwave uncovered on full power, stirring every minute, until golden, 2 to 3 minutes.Remove almonds from dish with a slotted spoon.Place salt and beans into same dish. Cover tightly and microwave on full power for 3 minutes; stir.Cover and microwave until tender, 3 to 5 minutes longer.Stir in almonds. YUM.