Green beans "Napoléon"


Green beans "Napoléon"
Apparently, Napoléon Bonaparte had a delicate stomach, so his cook made his cream sauces a little gentler with tomato.

Here is a version for green beans, cooked in two stages, with a cream and tomato sauce.
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Last modified on: October 24th 2021

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37 min.11 min.48 min.
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Stage 1 - 30 min.
Green beans "Napoléon" : Photo of step #1
Prepare 800 g cooked green beans.

Stage 2 - 5 min.
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Cut into medium-sized chunks.

Set aside.

Stage 3 - 1 min.
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Heat 40 g butter in a large pan on high heat until it froths.

Add the finely chopped 1 shallot.

Salt, pepper and cook for 1 minute without colouring.

Stage 4 - 5 min.
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Add 200 ml liquid cream, mix well and bring to the boil.

Stage 5 - 2 min.
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Add 1 teaspoon tomato paste, mix well, then check the seasoning.

Stage 6 - 5 min.
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Add the green beans, mix well and leave to heat through for a few minutes.

Stage 7
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Serve on its own or to accompany meat, for example.
Remarks
The quantity of tomato paste can be adapted to suit your taste, so add more or less as you prefer.
Keeping
1 or 2 days in the fridge, covered with plastic film.
Nutritional information
Whole recipe
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
1,226 Kcal or 5,133 Kj27 gr69 gr94 gr
61 %10 %7 %14 %
Per 100 g
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
115 Kcal or 481 Kj3 gr6 gr9 gr
6 %1 %1 %1 %
Per person
Energetic valueProteins CarbohydratesFats
307 Kcal or 1,285 Kj7 gr17 gr23 gr
15 %3 %2 %4 %
% 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).
How much will it cost?
  • For 4 people : 4.33 €
  • Per person : 1.08 €

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Source
Home made.
This recipe uses (among others)
Cooked green beansCooked green beans: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Salad paysanne, Tenderloin steaks marinated in red wine with rosemary, ... All
Liquid creamLiquid cream: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Creamy "terre et mer" pots, Pistachio tiramisu, Moist chocolate cake, Spinach and ricotta ravioli, Household cake (Gâteau de ménage), ... All
ButterButter: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Coconut sweetcrust pastry, Hearty leek and sprout soup, Rosemary steamed fish, Hazelnut and orange cake, Flognarde, ... All
Tomato pasteTomato paste: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Tomato and courgette tart, Couscous, Tomato sauce for pizzas, Taos hotpot, Cassoulet, ... All
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