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Seared yellow beans ’n’ greens

Australian Gourmet Traveller recipe for seared yellow beans ’n’ greens.

By Vinny Dotolo & Jon Shook
  • 10 mins preparation
  • 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Seared yellow beans ’n’ greens
Seared yellow beans ’n’ greens


  • 80 ml olive oil (1/3 cup)
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 450 gm yellow beans, trimmed
  • 3 golden shallots, thinly sliced
  • 2 tbsp lemon juice
  • 1½ tsp finely chopped thyme
  • ½ tsp dried chilli flakes
  • 2 cups (loosely packed) baby rocket


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    Heat oil and garlic in a large frying pan over medium heat until garlic is fragrant (1 minute). Add beans and shallot, stir frequently until lightly browned (4-5 minutes). Stir in lemon juice, thyme, chilli and 1½ tsp salt, cook until beans are just tender (3-5 minutes). Stir in rocket until just wilted (1 minute), then serve hot or at room temperature.