IIt doesn't take much time or effort and you can do it when your head's in a fog. I put cashews in there because nuts are small, and yet pack a lot of calories -- so when you are grieving and have little or no appetite, you can eat nuts and make sure you are getting enough fuel to run on.
- 2 tablespoons olive oil
- 1 pound green beans, cleaned and tips removed
- salt and pepper to taste
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dried marjoram
- 2 tablespoons minced fresh garlic
- 3 tablespoons water
- 1/2 cup cashew halves
Heat a skillet over medium high heat. Add the olive oil. Add the beans, salt and pepper. Saute for 3 minutes. Add the marjoram and garlic and saute another minute. Add the water, cover, and reduce heat to medium. Cook 10 minutes, add the cashews, and cook 5 minutes more. Serves 2 as main dish, 4 as side dish.