Spring vegetables

Photo: Todd Coleman

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Haricots Verts: The Quicker-Cooking Green Bean
The longer, thinner green beans known as haricots verts are often seen atop salad nicoise. But if you see them for sale this spring, grab a few handfuls and use them in this light and delicious side dish, which also includes sugar snap peas. You sauté the vegetables in butter, which gives them a beautiful glazed look, and then add some water, so they can quickly steam but do not turn chewy.

Get the recipe: Sautéed Spring Vegetables