Preparation / Directions:
Wash fresh beans and remove ends and strings. Cover with boiling water to which 1/2 tsp. salt has been added. Cook uncovered for 20 to 30 min, or until tender. Drain and reserve 1/4 cup liquid. Slice beans lengthwise into long, thin strips.
Melt margarine in saucepan. Add almonds and sauté until edges are light brown. Remove with slotted spoon. Add 1/4 cup liquid from beans and stir. Add string beans and heat thoroughly, stirring occasionally. Add oregano and almonds; salt and pepper to taste and mix lightly with fork until heated through.