Power-Packed Vegetables with Roasted Almonds

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Power-Packed Vegetables with Roasted Almonds
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Ingredients

  • 1 small red bell pepper
  • 1 small orange or yellow bell pepper
  • 1 head bok choy
  • 1/4 cup sliced almonds
  • 3 teaspoons olive oil, divided09
  • 1 teaspoon minced garlic
  • 1 teaspoon lemon juice

Preparation

Preparation

1  Trim bell peppers, remove seeds, and slice thinly.

2  Trim both ends of bok choy, slice thinly, and place in a large bowl of cold water for a few minutes to remove any grit.

3 Remove by handfuls and immerse again in a fresh bowl of cold water. Drain in a colander.

4  Preheat oven to 350°F. Place almonds on a baking sheet and roast for 10 minutes, tossing once or twice.

5 Meanwhile, heat 2 teaspoons olive oil in a large sauté pan or wok. Add pepper and sauté on medium-high heat for 3 minutes.

6  Stir in garlic and continue to sauté for 3 more minutes. Remove and set aside in a medium-sized bowl.

7  Heat remaining 1 teaspoon olive oil in pan.

8 Add washed bok choy and sauté for a minute. Add lemon juice and cover pan, letting bok choy wilt.

9 Return peppers to pan, add roasted almonds, and stir gently before serving.

10  Per serving for 6 servings.

Source: Almond Board of California