Simple green beans

Simple green beans

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(3 ratings)

Ready in around 10 minutes

Easy

Serves 4
This simple recipe, from Gordon Ramsay, is full of flavour and will add colour to any meal

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition:

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  • fat-
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  • carbs-
  • sugars-
  • fibre-
  • protein-
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Ingredients

  • 250g green bean
  • 1 small shallot

    Shallot

    shal-lot

    Related to the onion (as opposed to being a younger version of it), shallots grow in clusters at…

  • vinaigrette

    Vinaigrette

    vin-uh-gret

    A basic oil and vinegar-based salad dressing usually used to dress salads. A good vinaigrette…

Method

  1. Can be made earlier in the day. Snip off the tops, but not the curly tails (they look better rustic-style), from the green beans. Boil in salted water for 3 mins until just tender. Get a bowl of iced water ready. Drain the beans and plunge into the water for 3 mins, then drain well and tip out onto a plate. Finely chop the shallot, scatter over the beans and sprinkle with some vinaigrette. Set aside to cool.

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Comments (4)

yurrnae's picture

I usually add some minced garlic along with the shallots, and I use coarse grain mustard in my vinaigrette.

raymond75gf's picture
5

Really simple with great flavour. On the redo list.

whitl004's picture

This is a lovely dish, made it some time ago for a dinner party and then couldn't find the recipe for ages, so had to improvise. Really tasty for so few ingredients

neilmunro's picture
5

This is very easy to make and so good that even my veg-averse daughter enjoyed it.

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