Runner Bean Salad with Chilli & Garlic

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Appears in
Food of the Sun: A Fresh Look at Mediterranean Cooking

By Alastair Little and Richard Whittington

Published 1995

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Runner beans have tended to play second fiddle to fine French beans, but they can be very good. Easy to grow and prolific, they tend to be damned by too frequent appearance on the tables of those with vegetable gardens. When you have grown bored with runner beans plain boiled and tossed with butter, try this rather more aggressive treatment, where they are finished in a frying pan with hot chilli and garlic. However you cook them, runner beans are always better while the beans are still qui