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Green beans with tomatoes


Green beans with tomatoes
Cut green beans simmered with tomatoes and mixed with onions and lightly fried lardons (or small pieces of bacon).
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Last modified on: July 6th 2011

For 4 people, you will need:

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PreparationCookingStart to finish
1 hour 11 min.27 min.1 hour 38 min.
Keeping: Several days in the fridge, in a closed jar.
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Stage 1 - 20 min.
Green beans with tomatoes : Photo of step #1
Prepare and wash 500 g green beans, then cut into short lengths.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Bring a large pan of salted water to the boil and cook the beans quickly, just 5 minutes from the time the water comes back to the boil.

Cool under cold water, then drain.

Stage 3 - 5 min.
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Prepare 2 spring onions (scallions) and chop.

Stage 4 - 40 min.
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Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Melt 2 tablespoons butter in a large pan, then add the chopped onions, salt and pepper. Cook while stirring for 2 minutes.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Add 150 g small pieces of bacon, mix well and cook for a further 5 minutes.

Stage 7 - 3 min.
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Add the drained beans and mix well. You will see that this soaks up all the fat in the bottom of the pan.

Stage 8 - 3 min.
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Add the tomatoes, salt lightly and cover.

Stage 9 - 15 min.
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Leave to cook for fifteen minutes on low heat until the tomatoes have broken down into a sauce.

Check seasoning.

Remarks

All the proportions are simply for guidance, so you van vary them according to what you have to hand.

Nutritional information

% 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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