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Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds

Green beans with shallots, garlic & toasted almonds

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  • Easy
  • Serves 4

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

  • Healthy
Nutrition: per serving
HighlightNutrientUnit
kcal47
fat3g
saturates0g
carbs3g
sugars2g
fibre2g
protein3g
low insalt0g
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Ingredients

  • 300g green beans
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 2 small shallots , very finely sliced
  • 3 garlic cloves , thinly sliced
  • squeeze lemon
  • 2 tbsp toasted flaked almonds

Method

  • STEP 1

    Cook green beans in boiling salted water until tender, then drain and cool under running water. Set aside.

  • STEP 2

    Put olive oil, shallots, garlic cloves and some salt in a frying pan, then cook gently for about 8 mins until soft but not brown. Tip in the beans and a grind of pepper, toss well, then warm through. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and toasted flaked almonds.

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Recipe from Good Food magazine, June 2011

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