Green beans with tomato cream sauce


Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Green beans, cooked separately, are added to a tomato cream made with pan-fried cherry tomatoes with herbs.
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Last modified on: September 27th 2023

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Stage 1 - 30 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Prepare and cook 700 g green beans.

Cut into small pieces and set aside.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Wash 300 g cherry tomatoes, then cut in half and sprinkle with fine salt.

Stage 3 - 3 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce

Stage 4 - 1 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
In a large saucepan over high heat, pour in 4 tablespoons olive oil and when hot, add 1 bayleaf, 1 sprig thyme and 1 garlic clove.

Cook, stirring, for 1 minute.

Stage 5 - 1 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Add the chopped shallot, season with salt and pepper, stir and cook for 1 minute without browning.

Stage 6 - 1 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Add the cherry tomatoes and mix again.

Stage 7 - 10 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Cook, stirring occasionally, until the tomatoes are slightly stewed.

Stage 8 - 2 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Add 250 g cream, salt and pepper, then mix well, deglazing the bottom of the pan.

Stage 9 - 10 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Lower the heat and allow to thicken to taste.

Remove and discard the bay leaf, thyme and garlic, then check the seasoning.

Stage 10 - 1 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Then add the green beans.

Stage 11 - 3 min.
Green beans with tomato cream sauce
Mix well and cook for a further 2 or 3 minutes, just long enough to reheat the beans.

Ready!
Remarks
If you don't have cherry tomatoes on hand, replace them with chopped tomatoes ( peeled if possible).

The crème fraiche can be replaced by fromage frais, but it will be a little less creamy.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, protected by cling film.
Source
Home made.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,643 Kcal or 6,879 Kj29 gr78 gr135 gr
82 %11 %7 %20 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
122 Kcal or 511 Kj2 gr6 gr10 gr
6 %1 %1 %2 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
411 Kcal or 1,721 Kj7 gr20 gr34 gr
21 %3 %2 %5 %
% 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 4 people : 6.45 €
  • Per person : 1.61 €

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