Green beans & spring onions with tarragon

Green beans & spring onions with tarragon

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 8 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 6

A simple green side of trimmed beans, black olives and herbs to go with meat, fish and vegetarian mains alike

Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian
  • Vegan
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
51
protein
2g
carbs
3g
fat
4g
saturates
1g
fibre
3g
sugar
2g
salt
0.2g

Ingredients

  • 400g fine green beans, trimmed
  • 12 spring onions, trimmed
  • 1 tbsp olive oil
  • handful small black olive
  • squeeze of lemon juice
  • handful tarragon, roughly chopped

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Method

  1. Blanch the beans in boiling water for 3-4 mins until al dente, adding the spring onions for the final 2 mins. Plunge the vegetables into ice-cold water, then drain and set aside.
  2. When ready to serve, heat the oil in a frying pan, tip in the veg and warm through. Add the olives, heat a little longer, then remove from the heat and stir through the lemon juice, tarragon and some seasoning.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, August 2013

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eleanormayo's picture

It's the first time I have ever cooked spring onions like this & I was won over! Unfortunately I could not get any tarragon so we went without, but it was still a good side dish for the cod.

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