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23 green bean recipes you’ll want to cook right away

Cook them quickly or braise them nice and slow. Eating your greens has never been this tasty.
Green beans with tarragon, preserved lemon and fried almonds

Green beans with tarragon, preserved lemon and fried almonds

Ben Dearnley

Bright, crunchy, green beans add texture, colour and a vegetal sweetness. Grill them as part of a warm lentil salad, stir-fry them with pork and prawns, steam them in a bag of greens, or braise them nice and slow in Greek-style lamb shoulder and bean stew. Green beans can do no wrong.

Photo: William Meppem

Fillet steak with charred green beans and tahini

Photo: Kara Rosenlund

Louis Tikaram’s stir-fried snake beans with pork

Snapper curry with green beans and coriander
Photo: William Meppem

Snapper curry with green beans and coriander

Chicken, radish and bean salad with tarragon dressing
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Chicken, radish and bean salad with tarragon dressing

Lamb mapo tofu  with green beans
Photo: Kristoffer Paulsen

Sunda’s lamb mapo tofu with green beans

Photo: William Meppem

Rainbow trout with almonds, bacon and green beans

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Miso chicken and green beans with sesame

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Stir-fried pork and green beans

Trofie with potatoes, beans and pistachio pesto
Photo: William Meppem

Trofie with potatoes, beans and pistachio pesto

Photo: William Meppem

Prawn and bean salad with preserved lemon dressing

Beans, peas, asparagus and fresh curd
Photo: Mark Roper

The Summertown Aristologist’s spring salad with fresh curd

Grilled bean salad with lentils
Photo: Chris Chen

Grilled bean salad with lentils

Photo: William Meppem

Christine Manfield’s soy-braised chicken with green bean sambal

Photo: Chris Chen

Green bean salad with mint, fried shallot and lemon

Bag of green beans
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Bag of green beans

A round white dish with a stir-fry of pork mince, snake beans and sliced okra, topped with mint sprigs.
Photo: James Moffatt

Crisp pork belly stir-fry with snake beans and okra

Barramundi with braised green beans, dill and mint
Photo: William Meppem

Barramundi with braised green beans, dill and mint

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Artichoke salad with green beans, egg and anchovy dressing

Chopped spring green salad
Photo: William Meppem

Chopped spring green salad

Photo: Ben Dearnley

Martin Boetz’s Hawkesbury River school prawn and green bean salad

Lamb shoulder and bean stew
Photo: William Meppem

Greek-style lamb shoulder and bean stew

Green beans and peas with garlic and mint crème fraîche
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Green beans and peas with garlic and mint crème fraîche

Green beans with tarragon, preserved lemon and fried almonds
Photo: Ben Dearnley

Green beans with tarragon, preserved lemon and fried almonds

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