291. French and Kidney Beans

Preparation info

    • Difficulty

      Easy

Appears in

A Shilling Cookery for the People

By Alexis Soyer

Published 1854

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Method

Head, tail, and string them; cut them down in thin strips, or in the middle, throw them into boiling water, in which a little more salt than usual has been put; boil for fifteen minutes, and serve either plain or with parsley and butter, and a little pepper and salt.

These are skins of the pulse, and are considered exceedingly wholesome for persons who take much exercise, and eat freely of animal food; they purify the salt of the blood.