Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds

Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds

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Cooking time

Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

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Nutrition and extra info

Additional info

  • Healthy
Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
47
protein
3g
carbs
3g
fat
3g
saturates
0g
fibre
2g
sugar
2g
salt
0g

Ingredients

  • 300g green beans
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 small shallots, very finely sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • squeeze lemon
  • 2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds

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Method

  1. Cook green beans in boiling salted water until tender, then drain and cool under running water. Set aside.
  2. Put olive oil, shallots, garlic cloves and some salt in a frying pan, then cook gently for about 8 mins until soft but not brown. Tip in the beans and a grind of pepper, toss well, then warm through. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and toasted flaked almonds.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2011

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zenasp's picture

Made it without the almonds and it was really tasty and easy.

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