Quick-fried runner beans with cheddar & hazelnuts

Quick-fried runner beans with cheddar & hazelnuts

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Prep: 5 mins Cook: 3 mins


Serves 2

Looking to spruce up your side with minimum fuss? These crunchy runner beans tossed with cheese and nuts fit the bill

Nutrition and extra info

  • Gluten-free
  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: per serving

  • kcal382
  • fat33g
  • saturates7g
  • carbs7g
  • sugars7g
  • fibre5g
  • protein12g
  • salt0.5g
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  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • 2 banana shallots, finely sliced lengthways
  • 200g runner beans, finely sliced
    Runner bean

    Runner bean

    Run-ner beens

    Runner beans have been growing in South America for over 2000 years, and are a popular garden…

  • 1 garlic clove, crushed
  • 1 tbsp hazelnut oil
  • 40g hazelnuts, toasted and chopped
  • zest of ½ lemon



    Oval in shape with a pronouced bulge on one end, lemons are one of the most versatile…

  • 50g cheddar, crumbled



    Once cheddar was 'Cheddar', a large, hard-pressed barrel of cheese made by a particular…


  1. In a hot wok or wide-based frying pan, heat the vegetable oil. Once smoking, add the banana shallots and runner beans, and stir-fry for 2 mins.

  2. Add the hazelnut oil and hazelnuts, and fry for a further 30 secs, then remove from the heat. Add the lemon zest, a good twist of black pepper and the cheddar, and toss together. Serve as a tasty side.

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