The perfect side dish to any roast or chicken dinner, your family will discover a new love for these greens. Try them out at your next dinner party, too!
300 g green beans
2 Tbsp olive oil
2 small shallots, very finely sliced
3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
a squeeze of lemon
2 Tbsp toasted flaked almonds
- Cook the green beans in boiling salted water until tender, then drain and cool under running water. Set aside.
- Put the olive oil, shallots, garlic cloves and some salt in a frying pan, then cook gently for about 8 mins until soft but not brown. Tip in the beans and a grind of pepper, toss well, then warm through. Finish with a squeeze of lemon and toasted flaked almonds.