Warm runner bean salad

Warm runner bean salad

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Prep: 10 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 6
Thinly sliced, tender green beans make a perfect side dish to a Sunday roast

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal54
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs3g
  • sugars3g
  • fibre2g
  • protein2g
  • salt0g
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  • 500g runner beans, trimmed and sliced
    Runner bean

    Runner bean

    Run-ner beens

    Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2000 years, and are a popular garden…

  • 2 tbsp olive oil
    olive oil

    Olive oil

    ol-iv oyl

    Probably the most widely-used oil in cooking, olive oil is pressed from fresh olives. It's…

  • 2 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced into rings



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

  • 2 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • small bunch chives, chopped


  1. Cook the beans in boiling salted water for 2-3 mins until tender, drain and set aside. Heat the oil in a small pan, fry the garlic until pale golden, then add the beans and season. Add the shallots and stir to combine, then remove from the heat. Serve warm or at room temperature drizzled with Sherry vinegar and sprinkled with chives.

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7th Dec, 2015
This is lovely cold the next day too for lunch
7th Sep, 2012
Lovely way to do home grown runner beans. Used our entire crop (300g)!!!
30th Aug, 2010
Makes a nice change from plain runner beans. Used red wine vinegar as I didn't have any sherry vinegar to hand. Will do again as loads of runners in the garden!
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