Green beans with shallot and garlic butter Recipe

Perfectly cooked green beans tossed in a garlic and shallot compound butter. Ideal served with roast chicken, steak or salmon.

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Les ingrédients

Pour people
  • Green bean(s) : 250 g
  • Maldon salt : 6 pinch(es)
  • Garlic clove(s) : 1 whole
  • Banana shallot(s) : 1 whole
  • Unsalted butter : 75 g
  • Freshly ground black pepper : 6 Turn


  • ETAPE 1

    Top and tail and the green beans. Soften the butter to room temperature.
    Peel and finely dice the shallot and garlic.

  • ETAPE 2

    Mix the shallot and garlic with the softened butter. Season with salt and pepper.

  • ETAPE 3

    Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil. Cook the green beans for 3 minutes and then drain.
    Whilst still hot, add a generous amount of the butter and make sure the beans are evenly coated.

  • ETAPE 4

    Serve immediately.

Chef's tip

«When cooking green vegetables, salt in the water will help them retain their colour. If cooking large quantities, cook in batches. The quicker the vegetables cook, the greener and more nutritious they will be!»

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