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.
29,4293.6/5 for 10 ratings
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Last modified on: October 23th 2019

For 1 kg 200 g, you will need:

Change these quantities to make: 400 g 600 g 1 kg 200 g 2 kg 400 g 3 kg 600 g

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Time required for this recipe:
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28 min.5 min.15 min.48 min.
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Step by step recipe


Stage 1 - 15 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #1
Rinse 1 kg green beans and "top and tail" (trim off both ends).

Stage 2 - 10 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #2
Boil in plenty of salted water until well cooked and soft.

Stage 3 - 2 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #3
Take out of the water (but leave this on the heat for later), and cool the beans by running under cold water.

Leave to drain.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #4
Peel and slice 200 g potatoes. Boil in the same water until soft.

Stage 5 - 10 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #5
Pass the potatoes and beans through a vegetable mill.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #6
Transfer the purée into a saucepan on low heat.

Stage 7 - 5 min.
Green bean purée : Photo of step #7
Use a whisk to mix in 50 g butter and 100 g cream, salt and pepper, then check the seasoning.

Stage 8
Green bean purée : Photo of step #8
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.

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).

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Source

Home made.

More recipes?

This recipe uses (among others)
Green beansGreen beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Salmon "en papillote" with small vegetables, Minestrone, French bean salad with vinaigrette , Rolls of fish in smoked ham, Macédoine of vegetables, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Endive and beer soup, Potato purée , Warm Leek and Potato Salad, Boulangère potatoes, Express sauerkraut, ... All
CreamCream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), Spaghetti with smoked salmon, Salmon and spinach quiche, Hearty leek and sprout soup, Gratin-style spinach and chicken omelette , ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Potatoes with bacon and herbs, Cod loin with saffron, Creamy spinach and potato gratin, Lemon tart, Grandma Solange's biscuits, ... All

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