About this recipe:This is a deliciously different way of preparing green beans. They are tossed with mashed anchovies, oil and seasonings. It does well as a side dish to almost anything.
250g frozen cut green beans
1 clove garlic, peeled and crushed
4 tablespoons water
1 teaspoon fresh lemon juice
3 anchovy fillets, oil reserved
freshly ground black pepper to taste
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Method Prep:15min › Cook:10min › Ready in:25min
Place green beans in a medium saucepan and mix in the garlic, water and lemon juice. Cover and bring to the boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, 8 to 10 minutes, until tender but crisp. Drain and transfer to a medium bowl.
In a small bowl, mash the anchovy fillets and about 1 tablespoon reserved oil. Toss into the bowl with the green beans. Season with pepper. Serve immediately.