Green bean purée


Green bean purée
Green (or French) beans are usually served whole, for instance as an accompanying vegetable or in a salad, but they make a good purée, too.

This is tasty on its own, but also goes very well with meats, and children usually prefer it to "normal" beans.
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Last modified on: August 11th 2023

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For 1 kg 200 g, you will need:

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How long does it take?
Time required for this recipe:
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13 min.5 min.5 min.23 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 2 min.
Green bean purée
Prepare 1 kg green beans, reserve.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Green bean purée
Peel and slice 200 g potatoes. Boil in the same water until soft.

Stage 3 - 10 min.
Green bean purée
Pass the potatoes and beans through a vegetable mill.

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Green bean purée
Transfer the purée into a saucepan on low heat.

Stage 5 - 5 min.
Green bean purée
Use a whisk to mix in 50 g butter and 100 g cream, salt and pepper, then check the seasoning.

Stage 6
Green bean purée
Your green bean purée is ready.
Remarks
The potatoes are not essential, but do give the purée a more fluid texture.

Feel free to vary the quantities of cream and butter to suit your own taste.
Keeping
A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film or in a sealed container. Freezes very well.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,228 Kcal or 5,141 Kj32 gr112 gr72 gr
61 %12 %11 %11 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
91 Kcal or 381 Kj2 gr8 gr5 gr
5 %1 %1 %1 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories or 8400 k-joules by day for a woman (change to a man).
Possible allergens in this recipe: Milk
How much will it cost?
  • For 1 kg 200 g : 4.95 €

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This recipe uses (among others)
Green beansGreen beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Pork sautéed with green beans, Asian style, Macédoine of vegetables, Cherry tomato and green bean salad, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, Grandma's salad, ... All
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