French Beans with Lemon Juice Recipe

french beans with lemon juice

A Mediterranean way with French beans that can be served either hot or cold.

Ingredients for French Beans with Lemon Juice:

  • 1½  lbs (675g) French beans
  • 2 cloves of garlic
  • 4 tablespoons olive oil
  • Salt and pepper
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • ¾ pint (400ml) vegetable stock
  • Juice of 1 lemon
  • 1 tomato, chopped
  • 1 hard-boiled egg, chopped,
  • 1 tablespoon finely chopped chives

Method for French Beans with Lemon Juice:

  • Rinse and top and tail the beans
  • Crush the garlic.
  • Heath the oil in a medium sized pan.
  • Add the garlic, salt and sugar, stir well and cook slowly for a minute or two.
  • Add the beans and stir well until they are coated with the oil and garlic and continue cooking slowly for 5 minutes.
  • Add the vegetable stock, bring to the boil, cover the pan and simmer until the beans are tender and all the liquid has been absorbed.
  • Add the lemon juice and pepper to taste.
  • Serve either hot or cold garnished with the chopped tomato, hard-boiled egg and sprinkled with the chives.

A Mediterranean way with French beans that can be served either hot or cold. Serves 4.

Posted in Vegetable Recipes, Vegetarian Recipes, Green Beans, All Recipes
One comment on “French Beans with Lemon Juice Recipe
  1. me says:

    OMG that was AMAZING, thank you! the juices also work well as a nice warm salad dressing, will be making this again

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