This article is from the 20th Century Appetizer Recipes, with numerous contributions by known and also anonymous authors
2 lb Fresh green beans
1/2 c Water
3 T Butter or margarine
1/3 c Slivered, blanched almonds
1 t Salt
1/4 t Pepper
1/4 t Ground nutmeg (optional)
1. Wash beans and cut off ends. Place in a deep, 2-quart heat- resistant, non-metallic casserole with water.
2. Heat, covered, in Microwave Oven 10 to 12 minutes or until until beans are crisp-tender. Drain beans.
3. Add remaining ingredients to drained green beans.
4. Stir to combine.
5. Heat, uncovered, in Microwave Oven 5 minutes or until butter has melted and beans are tender.