Green bean recipes

Green bean 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.

9 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

Using a selection of green vegetables gives this soup a summery feel and contrasting textures

50 mins
Easy
Healthy
26 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
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7 ratings 4.0 out of 5 star 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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

Make this easy green bean and mushroom casserole as a veggie side to accompany a main course. You could add cheese to the white sauce if you fancy

1 hr and 10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

Make an effort with your side dishes and you can make the main course simple but still deliver a stunning meal

15 mins
Easy
Healthy
5 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

A dress-ahead tangy salad that retains its good looks

20 mins
Easy
4 ratings 4.8 out of 5 star rating

Jazz up your green beans with the addition of buttery shallots

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

This easy side is good for you and full of flavour

15 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Try this classic French way of preparing beans and radishes with just a four ingredients

10 mins
Easy
Vegetarian
4 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

A simple sauté of fresh beans with lightly fried garlic and a touch of olive oil makes a healthy, versatile side

10 mins
Easy
Healthy
Vegan
7 ratings 4.2 out of 5 star rating

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 hr
Easy
8 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
4 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star 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
25 ratings 4.4 out of 5 star rating

Long day at work? Whip up this substantial yet low-fat supper and enjoy on the sofa

25 mins
Easy
14 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

You can make this curry a day ahead - it's a classic dish, full of spicy flavour

40 mins
Easy
2 ratings 5.0 out of 5 star rating

Give your side dish some lightness and crunch with thinly sliced radish, then dress with mustard and lemon

15 mins
Easy
Vegan
26 ratings 4.3 out of 5 star rating

This mild, creamy curry is a superhealthy way to start the week. Serve with naan breads warm from the oven

40 mins
Easy
Healthy
29 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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

35 mins
Easy
7 ratings 4.9 out of 5 star rating

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
Vegan
25 ratings 4.1 out of 5 star rating

This midweek stir-fry is packed with goodness from the crunchy veggies. It's flavoured with lime, Thai basil and ginger

25 mins
Easy
1 rating 5.0 out of 5 star rating

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
0 ratings 0.0 out of 5 star rating

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
Gluten-free
66 ratings 4.7 out of 5 star rating

A rich Asian dish of noodles or rice that's ready in 20 minutes - a wholesome midweek family supper

20 mins
Easy
66 ratings 4.5 out of 5 star rating

Grab some Italian pesto and greens from your storecupboard and rustle up this pot - penne or fusilli work well

20 mins
Easy
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