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.
18,4073.4/5 for 8 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:
PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
28 min.5 min.15 min.48 min.
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Keeping:

A few days in the fridge, covered with plastic film or in a sealed container. Freezes very well.

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.

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: French bean salad with vinaigrette , Green beans with tomatoes, Minestrone, Macédoine of vegetables, Icelandic-style fish and vegetable pie, ... All
PotatoesPotatoes: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Pork roast with herbs, Melting Epoisses on toast , Roast in the bag pork with fondant vegetables., Sorrel soup, Smoky potato and potimarron gratin, ... All
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