Monday, 17 January 2011

Lemon beans with baby carrots & wilted rocket recipe

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Preparation Time 15 minutes
Cooking Time 15 minutes

Ingredients (serves 12)

1kg green beans, topped
2 bunches baby (Dutch) carrots, trimmed, peeled
50g butter
2 tbs finely grated lemon rind
125ml (1/2 cup) fresh lemon juice
1 x 80g pkt baby rocket leaves
Salt & freshly ground black pepper


1.Cook the beans in a large frying pan of boiling water for 3-4 minutes or until bright green and tender crisp. Use a slotted spoon to transfer the beans to a colander and refresh under cold running water.

2.Add the carrots to the boiling water and cook for 3-4 minutes or until just tender. Drain well.

3.Melt the butter in the same pan over medium heat. Add the beans, carrots, lemon rind and lemon juice and cook, stirring, for 2-3 minutes or until heated through. Add the rocket and season with salt and pepper. Cook, stirring, for 1-2 minutes or until rocket wilts. Transfer to a serving bowl and serve immediately.

You can prepare this recipe to the end of step 2 up to 1 day ahead. Store in an airtight container in the fridge. Continue from step 3 just before serving the main.

Good Taste - December 2005, Page 98
Recipe by Michelle Southan 

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