190 Green Beans

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The Graham Kerr Cookbook: By the Galloping Gourmet

The Graham Kerr Cookbook

By Graham Kerr

Published 1966

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Recipe to produce 4 portions U.S.A. Imperial Metric
Thin stringless beans 1 lb. 1 lb. .5 kilo
Garlic clove 1 1 1
Butter 2 tbsp. 1 oz. 30 grams
Salt To season To season To season
Black peppercorns To season To season To season
Lemon ½ ½ ½
Parsley 1 tbsp. 1 tbsp. 10 grams
Nutmeg To dust To dust To dust


Method of Preparation

If beans are thin, young, and tender, leave whole: if larger, then cut into 3-inch lengths. Squash garlic with knife (do not chop or crush)—squeeze l/2 lemon—chop parsley—measure butter.

Method of Cookery

  1. Place butter in pan, add garlic, then beans.
  2. Season, cover, and cook approximately 10 minutes on medium heat until tender.
  3. Toss from time to time with lid on.
  4. Just before serving, add juice of ½ lemon, parsley, and light dusting of nutmeg. Remove the garlic piece.