How to prepare green beans

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How to prepare green beans
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For 450 g, you will need:

Times:

Preparation
22 min.

Step by step recipe

1Green beans are all good...How to prepare green beans : etape 25
2...except for the two ends or tips, which have to be removed - that's the whole job of preparing them.

There are 2 methods for achieving this.
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The "old-fashioned" way

Take each bean in your hand, then with the other hand break off the tip by bending it, throw it away, then do the same with the other tip.
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4To obtain a bean like this.

This is the procedure when dealing with stringy beans, and breaking the tip by hand also removes the threads.
No secret, it's quite a long process...

Perhaps it's something you've already done, back in the day, at your grandmother's house?
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Quick method

With stringy beans all but extinct these days, a much quicker method is to take a small packet of beans...
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6...and cutting off all the ends at once, on one side...How to prepare green beans : etape 25
7...then the other.How to prepare green beans : etape 25
8Use the method of your choice for all the beans, and place them in a colander.How to prepare green beans : etape 25
9Then wash them, and your green beans are ready to cook.How to prepare green beans : etape 25
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Cooking

Cook the beans in a large pot of boiling salted water until tender.
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11Drain and refresh under cold running water to stop cooking immediately.

Drain again carefully.
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12You can then cut them into pieces (more or less small), depending on your recipe.How to prepare green beans : etape 25
13If you intend to use them in a salad, I recommend drying them carefully in a tea towel beforehand, to remove any cooking water that might interfere with your salad dressing.

Alternatively, you can spin them.
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Remarks

You can prepare butter beans (yellow) in the same way.
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February 27th 2024.
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