Green beans - also called haricots verts or French beans - are in season throughout summer and truly delicious in mains, sides and salads. Look for delicious recipes with both green beans and runner beans here.
A super fast and healthy mid week stir fry with pork, red pepper, green beans, satay sauce and soy, garnished with basil.
This is a wonderful and easy preparation that is a hearty meal for the whole family. I often serve it over rice or orzo (rice-shaped pasta), with a nice tomato and cucumber salad and good bread. A simple, fresh and delicious taste of the Greek Isles!
This is a wonderful dish made with fine green beans in a rich, tomatoey sauce. Serve it with whatever you wish, but make sure you have some bread to mop up the juices. This sauce also works well with other vegetables, including okra.
A quick Italian salad recipe that can be served as a starter or as a side dish to accompany barbecued meat.
This salad is the perfect accompaniment to any meal, and transports well for a picnic. The cool, crunchy green beans make this a great summer dish.
These soft and fragrant green beans are a great side to any meal.
Green beans are my favourite vegetable. If I make meat, I sometimes saute the green beans in the meat juices in place of olive oil.
A brightly coloured, zesty salad or side dish that is simple to make.
Sweet green beans pair perfectly with crispy, salty bacon.
An easy side dish that's great with pork.