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Runner bean recipes

31 Recipes

Use up a summer glut or a bag of frozen runner beans in a wide range of exciting pasta recipes, salads and side dishes, as well as exotic curries.

Runner bean tortilla with tomato salad

0

(0 ratings)

Swap potatoes for runner beans to make a fresh-tasting, healthy tortilla and serve with a tomato, red onion and basil salad to get three of your five-a-day
  • 25 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy

Charred courgettes, runner beans & ricotta

5

(2 ratings)

This vegetarian side dish of charred courgettes and runner beans sings summer and also has a small bite of hot chilli. It goes down well at barbecues
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

Green bean mac ’n’ cheese

4.84375

(8 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

Runner bean samosas

3.75

(1 rating)

Runner beans work really well with spices and these curried filo triangles are the perfect showcase - a great starter or nibble for 6 people
  • 1 hour and 5 mins
  • More effort
  • Vegetarian

Runner bean vinaigrette

4

(3 ratings)

If you're not mad on anchovies, grilled bacon or lardons can add the required salty bite
  • 45 mins
  • Easy

Runner bean & fennel slaw

0

(0 ratings)

This light, healthy slaw, dressed with garlic, mustard and lemon, makes a great barbecue side dish
  • 15 mins
  • Easy
  • Healthy
  • Vegetarian

Garlicky green beans

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(0 ratings)

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

Bistro runner bean salad

3.5

(5 ratings)

Runner beans are usually just treated as a side dish, but in this main-meal salad they get a starring role
  • 35 mins
  • Easy

Sri Lankan runner bean curry

4.17857

(7 ratings)

This vegan spice pot is cooled down with coconut milk- ginger, cinnamon, cloves, mustard seeds and garam masala are all key flavours
  • 30 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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

English garden salad

4.5

(6 ratings)

A fresh-tasting vegetarian supper - this recipe is easily halved to serve two, or doubled for a crowd
  • 35 mins
  • Easy
  • Vegetarian

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