Green bean recipes

Green bean recipes

30 Recipes

Green beans are a delicious vegetable with a crunchy texture and fine flavour. Serve steamed or fried as a side dish or stirred into main courses like curry, soup or stew.

Green bean minestrone

4.291665

(6 ratings)

Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures
  • 50 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Green bean mac ’n’ cheese

4.82143

(7 ratings)

Runner and green beans make a delicious addition to a comforting pasta bake - top with pumpkin seeds for added crunch
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Pickled green beans

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(0 ratings)

Use up a glut of green beans by preserving them in a spiced pickling vinegar - serve with a slice of terrine, pâté or in a salad
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Fry bodi (Caribbean green beans)

3.75

(1 rating)

Shivi Ramoutar shares this simple, speedy side dish of green beans, onions and ripe tomatoes, which is found across the Caribbean
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Garlicky green beans

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A simple sauté of fresh beans with lightly fried garlic and a touch of olive oil makes a healthy, versatile side
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian
  • Healthy

Green bean & mustard pickle

3.55

(5 ratings)

Got a glut of runner beans, or just fancy a twist on classic English piccalilli? This low-fat preserve is great with ham or in cheese sandwiches
  • 1 hour
  • Easy

Green beans with tomato & feta

4.583335

(3 ratings)

Throw together creamy feta, juicy tomatoes and tender green beans to whip up this super simple side dish in just 10 mins
  • 10 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green beans with wholegrain mustard

5

(1 rating)

A versatile side dish that can be prepared at the last minute - simply mix your beans with crème fraîche, mustard, shallots and lemon
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Chicken, ginger & green bean hotpot

4.90909

(11 ratings)

A light chicken casserole that makes a great Asian-inspired family one-pot. It's flavoured with mild ginger and coriander
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Stir-fried garlic green beans

0

(0 ratings)

These easy, healthy garlic green beans make a great accompaniment to a Chinese feast, and they're made with just 4 ingredients in 15 minutes...
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Green beans with mustard, lemon & mint

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(0 ratings)

Serve your beans with a light vinaigrette of citrus and herbs- they'll match with vegetarian, fish and meat main courses alike
  • 20 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Lobster, green bean & radicchio salad

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(0 ratings)

This festive seafood starter, finished with a garlicky basil dressing, can be prepared ahead - ideal for a fuss-free dinner for two
  • 40 mins
  • More effort

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