Green beans with shallots

Green beans with shallots

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 10 mins


Serves 6
Jazz up your green beans with the addition of buttery shallots

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal48
  • fat4g
  • saturates2g
  • carbs2g
  • sugars2g
  • fibre2g
  • protein1g
  • salt0.05g


  • 400g green beans
  • 25g butter



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  • 3 shallots, finely chopped



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  1. Cook the green beans in boiling, salted water for 3-4 mins, until just tender. Drain and cool under cold running water. This can be done the day before – just keep the beans covered in the fridge.

  2. When you’re ready to eat, heat the butter in a large frying pan until foaming, add the shallots and cook for 4-5 mins, until soft but not coloured. Throw in the beans and toss to coat. Cook for 1-2 mins until heated through, then season. Serve with the pork.

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23rd Apr, 2012
Easy and delicious!
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