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Baby green beans with spring onions

Ingredients 5
Servings 6


  • 500
    fresh baby green beans, washed and trimmed
  • salt and milled black pepper
  • 60
  • 7
    olive oil
  • 150
    baby spring onions


Bring water and 10 ml (2 tsp) salt to boil in a saucepan. Add green beans and cook over high heat for 2 to 3 minutes (beans must remain crisp). Remove from stove and drain. Run under cold water to set colour. Pat dry with paper towels. Heat butter and oil in a saucepan. Add spring onions and fry lightly until softened. Add beans and toss until heated through. Do not overcook. Season to taste and serve immediately.


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