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French-Style Green Beans

with Spicy Breadcrumbs and Hazelnuts

French-Style Green Beans

French-Style Green Beans - A vegetarian side dish with a spicy kick

260
calories
Calories
25 min.
Preparation
40 min.
Ready in
easy
Difficulty

Ingredients

for 2 servings
14 ounces Green beans (or romano bean)
Salt
½ Lemon
1 small dried Chile pepper
2 tablespoons Breadcrumbs
2 tablespoons Olive oil (plus more for baking dish)
1 ounce Blanched hazelnuts
2 sprigs Parsley
1 Garlic clove
Pepper
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Kitchen utensils

1 Pot, 1 Casserole dish, 1 Bowl, 1 Cutting board, 1 Large knife, 1 Small knife, 1 Tablespoon, 1 Teaspoon, 1 Sieve, 1 Brush, 1 Citrus juicer

Preparation steps

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 1
1

Rinse beans. Cook in a pot of boiling salted water until crisp-tender, about 6 minutes. Drain and rinse immediately with cold water.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 2
2

Meanwhile, squeeze juice from lemon and crumble dried chile. In a bowl, mix together chile, breadcrumbs, olive oil and 2 teaspoons lemon juice.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 3
3

Coarsely chop hazelnuts. Rinse parsley, shake dry, pluck leaves and coarsely chop.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 4
4

Peel and finely chop garlic.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 5
5

Add nuts, parsley and garlic to the breadcrumbs and season with salt and pepper.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 6
6

Lightly oil a casserole dish.

French-Style Green Beans preparation step 7
7

Place beans in baking dish and sprinkle evenly with the breadcrumb mixture. Bake on middle rack of preheated oven at 200°C (fan oven 180°C, gas mark 3) (approximately 400°F) until breadcrumbs are browned, about 12 minutes. Serve warm.