Runner Beans with Chunky Seasoning


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Appears in

Keeping it Simple

Keeping it Simple

By Gary Rhodes

Published 2005

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The chunky seasoning is coarse sea salt and green peppercorns, the two replacing the usual table salt and pepper.


  • 675 g ( lb) runner beans
  • 25 g (1


  • Top and tail the beans, pull away the strings from the sides and cut at an angle into thin strips. Plunge the beans into a pan of boiling salted water and cook for a few minutes until tender. Drain well.

  • Melt the butter in a saucepan with the green peppercorns and, once sizzling, add the beans. Stir over a medium heat for 1-2 minutes, season with a sprinkl