- 450g green beans
- 4 shallots, finely sliced
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- 1 ½ tbsp olive oil
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- 3 tbsp red wine vinegar
- 1 ½ tbsp golden caster sugar
- 1 tbsp white or yellow mustard seeds
Cook the beans in boiling, salted water until they’ve lost their ‘squeakiness’ but still have a bit of bite. Drain, plunge into cold water to cool, then drain again. Tip them into a kitchen roll-lined bowl and cover with a sheet of kitchen roll until ready to serve.
Mix together the sliced shallots, olive oil, vinegar, sugar and mustard seeds with some seasoning, then set aside.
To serve, toss the dressing through the beans in a serving bowl.